Peter P Martin

Military ROLL OF HONOUR
media-41452.jpeg UPL 41452 R-L, Sgt Gilbert Borba, Sgt Donald Rieger and Sgt Peter Martin (Unk mechanic)

Family held document

Object Number - UPL 41452 - R-L, Sgt Gilbert Borba, Sgt Donald Rieger and Sgt Peter Martin (Unk mechanic)

Killed in Action (KIA) in B-17 #43-37865, shot down by flak on 8 August 1944 - MACR 8073.

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People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 3rd Bomb Division 13th Combat Bomb Wing 100th Bomb Group 349th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 39123538
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: waist gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 349th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Waist Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 349th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-757704
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier, Flight Engineer; Top Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 349th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-810894
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 349th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-706941
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator

Aircraft

Varga Venus
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Varga Venus
  • Unit: 100th Bomb Group 350th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Yehudi
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 100th Bomb Group 349th Bomb Squadron

Missions

  • Date: 8 August 1944

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Died

8 August 1944 Killed In Action (KIA). Died in explosion of the aircraft, above Périgny, Calvados, France.

Born

Abilene, Kansas, USA

Revisions

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Mark Provost - Great Nephew of S Sgt Gilbert A Borba - sole survivor of the John P Keys Crew

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MACR 8073

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ContributorAAM
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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 8073 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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