Joseph E McGonagle

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Shot down by 20mm shells from ME109s on a mission to Erkner, Berlin on 8 Mar 1944, B-17F #42-30340 'Screamin' Red Ass' crashed W of Magdeburg, GR. Killed in Action (KIA).

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Units served with

The insignia of the 388th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Dry Run, Screamin Red Ass
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 563rd Bomb Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Buried

Plot C Row 31 Grave 6

Died

1944-03-08

Revisions

Date9 May 2017 08:18:39
ContributorLucy May
Date27 Sep 2014 18:17:13
ContributorAAM
Sources

ABMC, MACR 3079, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia