Edward T Brodnax JrMilitary ROLL OF HONOUR
On 28 June 1943, on a mission to St. Nazaire, Edward Brodnax was flying B-17 #42-5724 'Thunderbird / Marnita No. 2' when it was hit by heavy, accurate flak. The aircraft went down in the English Channel and Brodnax died. There were only 2 survivors who were rescued by French fishermen. Brodnax's name is commemorated on the Tablets of the Missing at Cambridge American Cemetery.
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Units served with
- Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
- Nationality: American
- Unit: 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars 322nd Bomb Squadron
- Service Numbers: 17020318 / O-661865
- Highest Rank: Captain
- Role/Job: Pilot
|28 June 1943|
Edited Place Associations based on media
Added a "-" to the A/C tail # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.
Removed association to UPL 47048 as there was no associated media.
Removed association to UPL 47047 as there is no associated media.
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Losses of the 8th and 9th AFs Vol. I by Bishop and Hey p. 168, MACR 15710