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2nd Lt James A Harper 66th BS, 44th BG, 8th AF.



  • 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    The 44th Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 15-January-1942 at McDill Field, Florida and equipped with B-24Cs. The Group moved to Barksdale Field, Louisiana and acted as a training unit for the 90th 93rd and 98th Bomb Groups and flew anti...

  • 66th Bomb Squadron


  • James Harper

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Co Pilot of 41-24234, suffered a mid air collision with 42-7501 causing the shearing off the entire tail section of A/C causing it to crash, into the sea. Six parachutes were observed streaming out, but none survived. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 1501 ...


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16 June 2020 16:14:33 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations