Richard Glen Wismer

Military
media-22505.jpeg UPL 22505 43-37917, Pauline and Crew

Object Number - UPL 22505 - 43-37917, Pauline and Crew

Flew B-17 'Pauline'



DFC/Air Medal w 5/Oak Leaf Cluster; EAME ribbon with 3 stars

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Units served with

The insignia of the 384th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Spam-O-Liner
  • Unit: 545th Bomb Squadron 384th Bomb Group
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Damn Yankee
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 545th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Doasy Doats
  • Unit: Base Air Depot 1 398th Bomb Group 603rd Bomb Squadron 491st Bomb Group 600th Bomb Squadron 384th Bomb Group 545th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Mairsy Doats
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 545th Bomb Squadron 546th Bomb Squadron 547th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Worry Bird : Voan : Snuffy
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 545th Bomb Squadron 711th Bomb Squadron

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Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Easton, Pennsylvania 10 November 1915

Died

17 July 1966

Buried/ Commemorated

Easton, Pennsylvania

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Assigned

Grafton Underwood, Kettering, Northamptonshire NN14, UK Assigned to the 384th Bombardment Group, 545th Bombardment Squadron on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #146 dated 24 July 1944 as crew pilot. thirty five combat missions.

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Sources

From his grandson Jeffrey Smith - can be reached via [email protected]

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[email protected] - grandson

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