John F McCallum

Military

Ditched 19 May 1944 in A/C #42-38145. (Refer to Bomber Stories, a book in our collection). Returned to duty, 'Rosalie Ann Two'. 35 missions B-17 during 1944. First 'Frantic' mission to Russia.



DFC/ AM w/ 5 Oak Leaf Cluster

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Units served with

The insignia of the 452nd Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Borrowed Time
  • Unit: 452nd Bomb Group 728th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Rosalie Ann II
  • Unit: 45th Combat Bomb Wing 452nd Bomb Group 730th Bomb Squadron

Places

Related media

  • Media Type: Document
  • Object Number: UPL 82213
  • Description: Six Months of Hell in the Heavens Over Germany

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Spartanburg, South Carolina 25 October 1921

Revisions

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Contributorjmoore43
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Added a "-" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

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Added a connection to A/C #42-102622 per info in the A/C description section.

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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / self, 1999 unit roster, Roll of Honor