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Allen R. Yashack, 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers



  • 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    Constituted as 306th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 28 Jan 1942. Activated on 1 Mar 1942. Trained for combat with B-17's. Moved to England, Aug-Sep 1942, and assigned to Eighth AF Eighth Air Force in September 1942 Station 111 Thurleigh. During combat,...

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  • Allen Yashack

    Military | Gunner
    He flew a total 12 combat missions from Thurleigh; scheduled for No 7 he was grounded because of ear problems. A replacement gunner was assigned and the aircraft crashed on take-off killing all on board. He was to fly 5 further missions with another...


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"Iowans of the Mighty Eighth", Chapter 22 "Biographies", by Charles D Taylor.