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Names Commemorated on the Memorial Wall to the Missing at the U.S. Cemetery at Margraten, The Netherlands
SGT James T. Ellenburg - 92nd BG
Lt. Charles F. Elliott - 322th BG
2LT Ernest F. Engeman - 398th BG
SGT Roland Erdman - 466th BG
CPT Malcolm Erickson - 405th FG

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Units

  • 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...

  • 398th Bomb Group

    398th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 398th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Nuthampstead, Hertfordshire on strategic bombing raids over Germany. The Group switched focus in the days before D-Day, when they targeted enemy positions on the Cherbourg peninsula. When the Allies...

  • 405th Fighter Group

    405th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 405th Fighter Group was a fighter bomber unit of the United States Army Air Force in World War II. They group flew P-47 Thunderbolts in the European Theater of Operations (ETO) starting with the buildup to the Invasion of Normandy ("D-Day") through...

  • 466th Bomb Group

    466th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 466th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Attlebridge, Norfolk, during the last year of the war in Europe. The Group flew 232 missions in the course of the year and celebrated the 100th one by inviting local people onto the base to mark the...

  • 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    Group
    The 92nd Group sometime after arrivial in the UK converted to the role of in-theater combat crew indocrination and training. For this role, the Group traded its B-17F complement and obtained the B-17E, mostly from the 97th BG which was departing for...

People

  • James Ellenburg

    Military | Sergeant | Radio Operator Gunner, Unknown
    Shot down 26 July 1943 in B-17 #4229709. Plane crashed into North Sea. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Charles Elliott

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Killed in Action (KIA) May 17, 1943, in B26 41-18099 'Lorraine' on mission to a power station in Holland went down in the sea after being shot down by fighters off the enemy coast. AM, PH

  • Ernest Engeman

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Hit by flak and crashed at Fresendorf in B-17 #42-107186, Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Roland Erdman

    Military | Sergeant (Technician Fourth Grade) | Tail Gunner
    B-24H 41-29434 'Terry and the Pirates' was involved in a mid-air collision after the other a/c was hit by flak over the target of Berlin and crashed W of Oranienburg, Germany on 22 Mar 1944. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Malcolm Erickson

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot-1055 single engine
    On 23 March, 1945, P47's of the 9th Air Force, including the 405th FG, were involved in attacks near Schermbeck, Dinslaken, Borken, Sudlohn Germ. Most likely, these attacks were in preparation of the Allied attack across the Rhine river that would...

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Date Contributor Update
11 December 2014 18:49:53 466thHistorian Changes to place associations
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466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
11 December 2014 18:49:52 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations
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466th BG Historian

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