William A Fife

Military

Flew 32 missions from March to September 1944.

DFC/ AM w/ 5 Oak Leaf Cluster/ ETO w/ battle star

Connections

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Units served with

The insignia of the 385th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Belle of the Blue
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Roundtrip Ticket III
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Honky Tonk Sal
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 385th Bomb Group 548th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 385th Bomb Group 548th Bomb Squadron

Events

Event Location Date Description

Born

Corning, Iowa 19 December 1919

Revisions

Date27 Dec 2015 19:22:31
Contributorjmchristel
Sources

385th Bombardment Group Database

Date26 Dec 2015 20:45:07
Contributorjmchristel
Sources

Added unit connection.

Date26 Dec 2015 20:44:26
Contributorjmchristel
Sources

Added awards

Date27 Sep 2014 18:27:35
ContributorAAM
Sources

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