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Units

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

  • 334th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Laurence Doyle

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down by flak and crashed at Chartres on 8/1/44 in B-17 42-97879. POW

  • Lawrence Long

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner

  • William McPherson

    Military | Captain | Pilot
    Shot down 14 October 1943 in B-17 42-30135 'Trouble Shooter. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Patrick Mungon

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator

  • David Prees

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Shot down 15 September 1943 in B-17 #42-3266 'Sitting Bull'. Plane crashed into Channel. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Rex Rice

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier
    Shot down 15 September 1943 in B-17 #42-3266 'Sitting Bull'. Plane crashed into Channel. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Earl Underwood

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner

  • Edward Wall

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    From Philadelphia. Eddie was credited with shooting down an ME-109 on 22 June 1943 over Huls. He flew his 25th mission on his first tour on 9/27/43. On 14 October 1943, 17 days after he left the crew, his plane "Trouble Shooter" was shot down and the...

  • Joseph Wilbert

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner
    Shot down 29 November 1943 in B-17 #426039. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Kenneth Winegar

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Shot down 10 October 1943 in B-17 #42-30817 'Miss Flower III'. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

Locations

  • Polebrook

    Military site : airfield
    Polebrook was laid down for RAF Bomber Command use in 1940-1941. Built by George Wimpey and Co. Ltd, it had short runways which were lengthened for USAAF heavy bomber use. The RAF used the base for operational trials - including of B-17 Flying...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
28 April 2015 17:05:32 ssma43 Created entry with person associations
Sources

Second Schweinfurt Memorial Association

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