Paul J King

Military

Object Number - UPL 41694 - "Major McCrea and crew of the 612th Bomb Squadron, 401st Bomb Group, beside a Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortress" at an 8th air force base in England, 26...

Assigned to 612BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. 43 missions total. ETD

Awards: DFC, AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

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Units served with

A pathfinder B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 44-8258) of the 401st Bomb Group. Image by Robert Astrella. Written on slide casing: '48258 14 A, Mount Farm.'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Ice Cold Katy
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 612th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Heaven Can Wait, Boche Buster
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 612th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Baby Lu III, Miss Manookie
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group 401st Bomb Group 359th Bomb Squadron 612th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Red's Rogues
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 612th Bomb Squadron

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Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Lawrence, Massachusetts 1915-10-14

Enlisted

Boston, MA 1942-05-01 Boston, Massachusetts

Based

Deenethorpe Assigned to 612BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF.

Died

2005-04-11

Other

Discharged USAAF

1945-04-01 Honourable discharge.

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