William M Bryan Jr

Military

Crew member 42-40610, flew on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti oil refinery raid, returning safely to Libya. Later on 9 Oct 43 on mission to bomb Danzig U-Boat production in B-24 42-40610 'Satan's Sister' A/C took flak hits, lost engine on return, diverting to Sweden. A/C Belly landed in Rinkaby airfield, Sweden. Interned.



Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 93rd Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-24 Liberator
  • Nicknames: Satan's Sister
  • Unit: 93rd Bomb Group 409th Bomb Squadron

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Related videos and documents

  • Media Type: Document
  • Object Number: Document 23775
  • Description: Certificate showing the 33 Missions completed by Capt. William M. Bryan Jr of the 93rd Bomb Group

Events

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Survived Ploesti

Ploiești, Romania 1 August 1943 Flew on 1st Aug 43 Ploesti oil refinery raid, returning safely to Libya.

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Interned (INT)

291 76 Rinkaby, Sweden 9 October 1943 9 Oct 43 on mission to bomb Danzig U-Boat production in B-24 42-40610 'Satan's Sister' A/C took flak hits, lost engine on return, diverting to Sweden. A/C Belly landed in Rinkaby airfield, Sweden. Interned.

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Assigned

Benghazi, Libya 409th BS, 93rd BG, 8th AF. TDY 9th AF.

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