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42-29914 BK-H, 384th Bombardment Group, 546th Bombardment Squadron

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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...

People

  • Franklin Hitzeroth

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner
    Shot down 3 September 1943 in B-17 #42-29914. Prisoner of War (POW). Missing Air Crew Report #743

  • Justin Jones

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    Shot down 3 September 1943 in B-17 #42 29914. Prisoner of War (POW) Missing Air Crew Report #743

  • Ernest Kuhl

    Military | Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    Shot down 3 September 1943 in B-17 #42-29914. Prisoner of War (POW). Missing Air Crew Report #773.

Aircraft

  • 42-29914 Mischief Maker

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 8/3/43; Smoky Hill 26/3/43; Baer Fd 10/4/43; Smoky Hill 13/4/43; Dow Fd 18/4/43; Assigned 339BS/96BG Grafton Underwood 24/4/43 MISCHIEF MAKER; Andrews Field 13/5/43; Snetterton 12/6/43; transferred 546BS/384BG [BK-H] Grafton...

Missions

  • VIII Bomber Command 90

    3 September 1943
    German airfields in France and the Caudron-Renault works at Paris are the targets for this mission. The mission is composed of three elements. The first element is a combined force of 168 B-17s from: 91BG (14); 351BG (19); 381BG (22); 92BG (19); 305BG ...

Locations

  • Grafton Underwood

    Military site : airfield
    Grafton Underwood was built in 1941 by George Wimpey and Co. Ltd. It was the first airfield in England to receive an Eighth Air Force flying unit, when in May 1942 personnel of the 15th Bomb Squadron took up residence. As a satellite airfield for...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
01 February 2017 09:01:18 bombercommand Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
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http://photos.384thbombgroup.com/picture.php?/39915/category/F42-29914

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