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Paul J. Shook Jr., Tail Gunner (41-24480) 'The Bad Penny' 324th BS, 91st BG

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Units

  • 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    Group
    The 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated at Harding Field, Louisiana on 15-April-1942 and went to MacDill Field, Florida for the first phase of training from 16-May-1942 to 25-June-1942. The Group was then assigned to 2nd Air Force at Walla...

  • 324th Bomb Squadron

    324th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Home of the Memphis Belle

People

  • Paul Shook

    Military | Master Sergeant | Waist Gunner
    Assigned to 324BS, 91BG, 8AF USAAF. Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

Aircraft

  • 41-24480 The Bad Penny

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 324BS/91BG [DF-B] Bangor 31/8/42; Bassingbourn 26/9/42; 322BS [LG-A] 5/43 16+m; taken off operations and transferred 403 AD 2/7/43; 8AF HQ Sqd 15/8/43 for VIP duties. Salvaged 19/10/44. Used as camera ship to film Major William Wilder's...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
09 August 2021 00:45:37 acbernstein1 Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/689013731 (Gravestone)
https://www.fold3.com/image/689013732 (Obituary)
https://www.fold3.com/image/689013717 (Loss of The Bad Penny)

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