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Grave of William James Martin - US Cemetery Margraten - grave B/15/19.
He was first buried at the Forrest Cemetery, Merkstein-Germany on October 18th 1943 in grave 514.

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People

  • William Martin

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Shot down 14 October 1943 in B-17 #42-3436, Killed in Action (KIA). ...

Aircraft

  • 42-3436

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 15/6/43; Redmond 15/8/43; Assigned 96BG 16/8/43; transferred 364BS/305BG [WF-R] Chelveston 18/9/43; ...

Missions

  • VIII Bomber Command 115

    14 October 1943
    This was the 2nd mission flown against the ball bearing industry at Schweinfurt, Germany and was as equally disastrous as that flown on 17-Aug-43. It came to be known as "Black Thursday". While fighter escort was dispatched, bad weather and lack of...

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01 November 2016 12:21:24 wimhm.slangen Changes to place associations
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01 November 2016 12:21:23 wimhm.slangen Created entry with person associations, place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
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