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Lt Robert E. DeMille (Co-Pilot Morrison Crew)
S/Sgt Donald Leroy Engwer (Ball Turret Gunner)

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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

  • Robert DeMille

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Robert E. DeMille was my Father. He flew 32 missions in B-17's from Grafton-Underwood (384th BG/ 544th BS) and Chelveston in England. He never wanted to speak very much of his wartime experiences. He wanted to come home after his obligatory 25...

  • Donald Engwer

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    Shot down 26 November 1943 in B-17 #42-5051 'Barrel House Bessie'. Plane ditched in North Sea. Returned to base. Completed tour and returned to the US. Honorably discharged 22 October 1945.

  • Donald Morrison

    Military | Captain | Pilot
    Shot down 26 November 1943 in B-17 #42-5051 'Barrel House Bessie'. Plane ditched in North Sea. Rescued and returned to base.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
25 June 2017 05:10:30 bombercommand Changes to unit associations
Sources

http://384thbombgroup.com/_content/_pages/person.php?PersonKey=5516

Date Contributor Update
28 May 2017 06:18:25 Bdemille Changes to person associations
Sources

Bruce A. DeMille, son Lt. Robert E. DeMille

Date Contributor Update
28 May 2017 06:15:17 Bdemille Created entry with collection and caption
Sources

Bruce A. DeMille, son Lt. Robert E. DeMille

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