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S/Sgt Joseph B. Burger (Engineer/Top Turret/Flexible Gunner) Donald S. Morrison Crew



  • 384th Bomb Group

    384th Bomb 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


  • Joseph Burger

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner
    Shot down on the 26 November 1943 mission to Bremen in B-17 #42-5051 'Barrel House Bessie'. Plane ditched in North Sea. Returned to base.


  • 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...


Date Contributor Update
25 June 2017 05:07:32 bombercommand Changes to unit associations and place associations

Date Contributor Update
28 May 2017 06:46:31 Bdemille Created entry with collection and caption

S/Sgt Joseph B. Burger (Engineer/Top Turret/Flexible Gunner)