Joy Putnam

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Shot down by fighters and crashed at Hassenhausen in B-17 #42-102549, Killed in Action (KIA).

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Units served with

The insignia of the 390th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Boomerang Baby, Lady Satan
  • Unit: 390th Bomb Group 569th Bomb Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Louisiana, USA

Other

Killed in Action (KIA)

Germany 1944-07-29

Revisions

Date30 Jul 2021 22:05:05
Contributorjmoore43
Sources

Changed the label for a POW event to “Killed in Action (KIA)” per info in the "Summary biography".

Date30 Jul 2021 22:02:06
Contributorjmoore43
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Added a "-" to the A/C tail # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:17:37
ContributorAAM
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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 7822 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database