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43-34238, 95th Bomb Squadron, 17th Bomb Group, this aircraft shot down near Aachen, Germany Dec 23, 1944 by an ME 109G-6, six crew killed, one bailed out and became POW [MACR 11590] The name of the pilot is believed to have been Lane Spence
This photo was scanned in 2004 from 35mm negatives discovered the in Taylor Family collection. Damage due from improper handling and storage.



  • 17th Bomb Group

    17th Bomb Group

    In addition to the above history, the 17th BG provided the crews for the Doolittle Raid on Japan in 1942

  • 320th Bomb Group

    320th Bomb Group

    Constituted as 320th Bombardment Group (Medium) on 19 June 1942. ...

  • 95th Bomb Squadron


  • Douglas Taylor

    Military | Major | Pilot
    Douglas Newton Taylor was born in New Haven, CT on 19 February 1915. His mother passed away when Doug and his brother Howard were young. Their father, Albert, was an engineer working in the Central Americas, so Doug and Howard lived with their aunt in...



Date Contributor Update
19 September 2020 17:33:38 Vaughn Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations

Taylor Family Collection