John J Hagen

Military

Assigned to 545BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF. 12-Aug-43 on mission to oil refinery in Germany, landed with severe bomb damage. in B-17 42-29933.

Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 379th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

King George VI, Queen Elizabeth, Princess Elizabeth and Major General James Doolittle meet an airman of the 379th Bomb Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Mason Doolittle and ??'
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 379th Bomb Group 545th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 365902
  • Highest Rank: Colonel
  • Role/Job: Operations; Wing Commander

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Lucky Lady

Places

Revisions

Date20 Dec 2021 10:41:56
ContributorAl_Skiff
Date18 Jun 2021 21:39:55
Contributorjmoore43
Sources

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

Date29 Jun 2020 22:23:42
ContributorAl_Skiff
Date27 Sep 2014 18:16:15
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Losses of the 8th & 9th AFs Vol I by Bishop & Hey p. 232