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media-37317.jpeg UPL 37317 Squadron Diaries 12 Sep 44

Removed associations to 492nd Bomb Group & Component Squadrons as the Diary only covers 306th Bomb Group.

Associated missions, and people mentioned in document.

Object Number - UPL 37317 - Squadron Diaries 12 Sep 44

Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed at Kasserolhof on 9/12/44 in B-17 #4231065. Paul F. Bailey was pilot. Liberated by the 11th Armored in April 1945. After treatment in the 387th gen. Hosp. In Paris, was returned to USA about 11 May 1945. Was sent to BGH at Brigham City, Utah where his left arm was amputated about March 1946, also where he received Certificate of Honorable Discharge on 31 May 1946.

PoW, PH, AM w/ 2OLC, American Theatre, Victory, EAME w/1 Bronze star,


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Units served with

Official insignia of the 306th Bomb Group, approved 6 January 1943, and updated 2 October 1951.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment


  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 306th Bomb Group 367th Bomb Squadron


Event Location Date Description


7 June 2002


Mcfarland, California, USA


Prisoner of War (POW)

Germany 12 September 1944



306th BG Association Directory, 1 September 1999 Edition MACR 8827, First Over Germany pg. 276, NARA, / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 8827 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database /…

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