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306th Bomb Group, 423rd Bomb Squadron. Mariani, Carlson and Morgan.

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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,...

  • 423rd Bomb Squadron

People

  • Ragnar Carlson

    Military | Captain | Pilot
    Reported to group on 28 Nov 1943. Damaged by flak and later attacked by fighters on the return from a mission to Berlin on 22 Mar 1944, B-17G #42-31524 crash-landed at Horsey Gap, Norfolk after four crewman baled out near Vechta, Germany. ...

  • Anthony Mariani

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner
    he flew on Ragnar Carlson crew. Reported to group on 28 November 1943. Flew 15 missions. Damaged by flak and later attacked by fighters on the return from a mission to Berlin on 22 Mar 1944, B-17G #42-31524 crash-landed at Horsey Gap, Norfolk after...

  • William Morgan

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Pilot, Top Turret Gunner; Flight Engineer
    He flewon Ragnar Carlson crew. Reported to group on 28 Nov 1943. Completed 31 missions. ...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
10 January 2020 15:07:46 general ira snapsorter Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations and person associations
Sources

Information provided by Richard Orlando, Nicholas Orlando's son, who has undertaken years of research into his father's service.

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