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Squadron diaries 11/12 Sep 44, 306 BG, 367 BS
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Connections

Units

  • 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    Group
    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,...

  • 367th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Milton Adam

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    He completed 29 missions from 14 June 1944 to 27 Sept 1944. AM 3OLC, DFC,

  • Paul Bailey

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot
    He reported to group on 20 Jun 1944. He completed approx. 19 missions from 24 Jun to 11 Sept 1944. Crashed at Kasserolhof on 9/12/44 in B-17 #42-31065. POW in Germany. POW, AM 2 OLC,

  • Richard Breed

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Reported to group on 21 Aug 1944 and departed ETO on 21 Jan 1945. Flew 35 missions from 03 September 1944 to 17 January 1945. [DOD: actual day is unknown but month/year are correct] ...

  • Eldon Burrell

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot
    Reported to group on 17 Jul 1944. He died in an Alaskan Air crash date unknown. AM 5OLC, DFC,

  • Robert Cardon

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    Reported to group on 17 Jul 1944. He completed approx. 35 missions from 28 Jul 1944 to 02 Dec 1944. T/O Thurleigh in B-17G 43-37967 on 28 Sept 1944. Target Magdeburg. Lost #1 and # two engines on way to AM 5OLC, DFC,

  • John Conlin

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot
    Flew missions from 1944 to 1945

  • John Machosky

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    Shot down at Koenigswald on 9/11/44 in B-17 'Rain Check' #42-37836, Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Charles Wegener

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot
    Crashed at Uedersee in B-17 'Umbriago' #42-97278 on 9/12/44, Prisoner of War (POW). POW, DFC, PH, AM He retired from USAF in 1963 and then worked for the American School.

  • Lewis White

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    Shot down at Lichterfelde on 9/12/44 in B-17 #42-38042, Prisoner of War (POW). POW

Missions

  • 623

    11 September 1944
    Major Harmon flew Command Pilot. Did not hit the target because Mickey wasn't working. Brought our bombs back. Got to shoot at some fighters.

  • 626

    12 September 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 February 2019 12:50:20 Emily Changes to unit associations, person associations and mission associations
Sources

Removed associations to 492nd Bomb Group & Component Squadrons as the Diary only covers 306th Bomb Group.

Associated missions, and people mentioned in document.

Date Contributor Update
12 February 2019 22:30:17 Swgeewi Created entry with collection, caption and unit associations
Sources

306bs.org

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