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Memorial to the crew of Flying Fortress B-17F 42-30272 'Fritz Blitz' 335th BS, 95th BG, 8AF USAAF.

Connections

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...

  • 335th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Richmond Dillon

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    Shot down 10 October 1943 in B-17 #42-30272 'Fritz Blitz', Prisoner of War (POW). POW

Aircraft

  • 42-30272 'Fritz Blitz'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 7/5/43; Gore 8/5/43; Smoky Hill 17/5/43; Dow Fd 30/5/43; Assigned 335BS/95BG [OE-U] Horham 15/6/43; Missing in Action (21m) Munster 10/10/43 with Eldon Broman, Co-pilot: John Chaffin, Navigator: Bill Fowler, Bombardier: Paul Guiteras...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
14 December 2015 14:00:40 Al_Skiff Changes to unit associations
Sources

AAM DB Entry Correction.

Date Contributor Update
10 December 2015 10:55:47 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

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