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LT William R. Dwyer
Pilotage Navigator
Crew #519 - John C. MacDonald Crew

Went missing with his crew on 11 May 1944 mission to bomb the marshaling yards at Epinal, France. The aircraft, B-24H-25-DT #41-28694 "Merchant of Venice", was last seen with one engine feathered and a 2nd engine smoking. Pilot was heard over the radio saying he was going to try to make it to Switzerland. That was last anyone saw of the plane or crew.



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  • William Dwyer

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    Shot down 11 May 1944 in B-24 41-28664 'Merchant Of Venice'. Killed in Action (KIA). Awards: PH.


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18 January 2015 03:43:53 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations

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