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"S/Sgt George W. James, Rt. 1, Box 268, Alburquerque, N.M. with his gun turned to two o'clock after receiving a warning from the pilot of the approach of an enemy plane."

George James flew 25 missions with the Personeus crew all bar one in B-17 'Nora 2nd'.



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    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner
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    Delivered Cheyenne 31/12/42; Salina 10/1/43; Morrison 5/3/43; Brookley 8/3/43; Assigned 369BS/306BG Thurleigh 24/3/43; transferred 422BS/305BG [JJ-L] Chelveston 10/43; then to 545BS/384BG [JD-U] Grafton Underwood 6/11/43; returning from Bremen 13/12/43...


Date Contributor Update
09 October 2019 18:39:48 Al_Skiff Changes to caption and aircraft associations

Date Contributor Update
09 October 2019 18:37:31 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations