Extract from Individual Deceased Personnel File (IDPF) for 1st Lieutenant Robert L Crabb of the 355th Fighter Group researched by historian Bill Beigel. The file contains copies of primary documents that discuss the return of personal effects, circumstances and causes of death, and memorialisation of the fallen airman.
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Where the 353rd Fighter Group had pioneered ground strafing techniques, it was the 355th Fighter Group who destroyed more enemy aircraft by ground strafing than any other Eighth Air Force Group. Based at Steeple Morden from July 1943 to July 1945, the...
Military | First Lieutenant | Bomber pilot / Fighter pilot
1st Lieutenant Robert L. Crabb was born 29-Jul-21, the son of Jeremiah and Grace Crabb. His hometown was Williamsburg, Kansas.