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  • John Lilly

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Shot down 27 September 1943 in B-17 #4230454 'Reluctant Dragon. ' Prisoner of War (POW).

  • John Thalmann

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Shot down 27 September 1943 in B-17 #4230454 'Reluctant Dragon. ' Killed in Action (KIA). John Thalman often flew the Thunderbird Aircraft, He flew it the day before his last mission in 42-30454


  • VIII Bomber Command 104

    27 September 1943
    The industrial areas of Emden, Germany are the targets for this two-element mission. The first element is a combined force of 141 B-17s despatched from 3rd Bomb Division and include the 94BG (19); 95BG (22); 96BG (21); 100BG (20); 385BG (18); 399BG (20...


Date Contributor Update
15 June 2019 23:51:02 dlilly Created entry with caption, person associations and mission associations

David Lilly, San Diego