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2LT Glenn B. Swope
Co-Pilot
Howard Sturkie Crew

KIA 2 August 1942 in a crash landing at Lydda, Palestine.

Connections

Units

  • 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    Group
    The 44th Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 15-January-1942 at McDill Field, Florida and equipped with B-24Cs. The Group moved to Barksdale Field, Louisiana and acted as a training unit for the 90th 93rd and 98th Bomb Groups and flew anti...

  • 66th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Glenn Swope

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Killed or died 8/2/42

Locations

  • Shipdham

    Military site : airfield
    Shipdham was built in 1941-1942, the first US heavy bomber airfield in the English county of Norfolk. It was a standard design, with T2-type hangars and a domestic site dispersed to the south east. Improvements were carried out to increase the number...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
06 November 2016 22:03:44 466thHistorian Changes to place associations
Sources

http://www.armyaircorps-376bg.com/kia_mia.html

Date Contributor Update
06 November 2016 22:03:43 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.armyaircorps-376bg.com/kia_mia.html

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