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S/Sgt William C Eckerle, 390BG.

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  • 390th Bomb Group

    390th Bomb Group

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    The 390th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Framlingham, Suffolk, between July 1943 and the end of the war in Europe. The Group was engaged in strategic missions until the invasion of Europe when its role became more of a tactical one. This...

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  • William Eckerle

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner
    Assigned to 569BS, 390BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Chemnitz in B-17 43-39079 14-Feb-45; downed by flak near Wiesbaden. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 12350 Awards: AM (2OLC), PH.

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Date Contributor Update
24 April 2022 09:23:34 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations
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