Malcolm M Dinsmore

Military ROLL OF HONOUR

Object Number - UPL 46698

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

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Civilian
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 390th Bomb Group 571st Bomb Squadron
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 390th Bomb Group 571st Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 39 201 013
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade)
  • Role/Job: Waist Gunner , Bombadier / Togglier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 390th Bomb Group 571st Bomb Squadron
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 390th Bomb Group 571st Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 4337866
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 390th Bomb Group 571st Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 37171977
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail gunner/Waist gunner/Bombardier-Togglier

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Cincinnati queen / blues in the night
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Chaff Wagon
  • Unit: 390th Bomb Group 571st Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: The jeannie bee

Missions

  • Date: 21 June 1944
  • Official Description: The Eighth begins shuttle bombing missions (FRANTIC) between UK and bases in USSR. P-47’s (2 groups) escort the Heavy Bombers from just off German coast to Stendal where a P-51 group continues escort to, and suppprt over, the target (synthetic oil...

Events

Event Location Date Description

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Killed in action

21 June 1944

Revisions

Date8 Oct 2019 20:18:24
Contributorjmoore43
Sources

Added connection to A/C 42-30715 per description for the Aircraft.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:19:32
ContributorAAM
Sources

Combat Sup / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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