Henry Wilk

Military

Object Number - UPL 15679 - The Colby Waugh Crew

Hit by flak, trying to get back to base, their B-24 'Alfred,' #427485, lost 3 engines but got them restarted; lost fuel and realized they might have to ditch in North Sea. Did make it back to land and crashed near Sheringham. Injured. . He is the author of 'Not Forgotten'

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Units served with

The insignia of the 392nd Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Alfred
  • Unit: 392nd Bomb Group 577th Bomb Squadron 578th Bomb Squadron

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Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:12:37
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / book: Not Forgotten, 8th AF Losses, MACR 16033

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