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Sgt Richard J Sawaya, 100BG

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  • 100th Bomb Group

    100th Bomb Group

    Group
    "The Bloody Hundredth", so-called because of a reputation for losing a high number aircraft and crews, flew B-17s from Thorpe Abbotts, Norfolk. Their losses were not the highest of any Eighth Air Force Group but on several occasions the Group lost many...

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  • Richard Sawaya

    Military | Sergeant | Waist Gunner
    Assigned to 349BS, 100BG, 8AF USAAF. Chas Peterson crew. Failed to Return Abbeville mission in B-17 43-37591; collided with another aircraft 5-Jun-44. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 5383. Awards: PH.

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19 April 2021 16:57:49 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations
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