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Walter J Lazarz training in Walla Walla, Washington, 1943.

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Units

  • 384th Bomb Group

    384th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 384th Bomb Group flew B-17s from Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire, between May 1943 and June 1945. They were engaged in daylight bombing missions over Germany as part of the Allies' efforts to destroy the effectiveness of the Luftwaffe by...

  • 544th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Walter Lazarz

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator/Gunner
    Shot down 26 November 1943 in B-17 #4231042. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

Aircraft

  • 42-31042 Shady Lady

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 9/9/43; Assigned 385BG Gt Ashfield 10/10/43; transferred 303BG Molesworth 19/10/43, then 1 Base Air Depot, Burtonwood 23/10/43; 544BS/384BG [SU-L] Grafton Underwood 2/11/43; Missing in Action Bremen 26/11/43 with John Holland, Co...

Missions

  • VIII Bomber Command 138

    26 November 1943
    The industrial areas of Bremen, Germany are the target for this massive mission (largest to date) of 505 B-17s which included 14 B-17 Pathfinders from 482BG spread among the B-17 formations - 13 of these completed the mission and 7 were damaged. ...

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