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ID Card, Melvin A. Durst

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Units

  • 303rd Bomb Group

    303rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 303rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated on 3-Feb-1942 at Pendleton Field, Oregon. They assembled at Gowen Field, Idaho on 11-February 1942 where it conducted flight training until 12-Jun-1942. The Group then moved to Alamogordo Field, New...

  • 427th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Melvin Durst

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Prisoner of War (POW). 23 missions. Shot down 16 Feb 1945 in AC #43-39081. After bypassing the primary target Langendreer because of smog, the crew was ordered to proceed to bomb secondary target at Munster railhead. This plane was in the lead and was...

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Date Contributor Update
01 September 2020 01:52:17 bombercommand Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations and person associations
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https://catalog.archives.gov/id/142692071

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