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8th Air Force 439

24 June 1944

Official description

Not yet known

Description

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Mission details

1.

Description

FIGHTER ESCORT

Aircraft type

Not yet known

Notes

Specific units not correlated in source data.

Mission Statistics

Tonnage dropped NA

Service

People

  • Francis Anthony

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Engineer/Top Turret Gunner | 401st Bomb Group

  • Charles Atcher

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner | 401st Bomb Group

  • John Quigley

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 401st Bomb Group

  • Alvin Yantzie

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 401st Bomb Group
    completed 29 missions

  • Donald Zirbel

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Engineer/Top Turret Gunner | 401st Bomb Group

Aircraft

  • 43-37628 Heavenly Body

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 5/5/44; Hunter 18/5/44; Dow Fd 30/5/44; Assigned 614BS/401BG [IW-O] Deenethorpe 10/6/44; 612BS [SC-A]; Returned to the USA Bradley 7/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 12/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:43:12 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Lee Cunningham, 8th Air Force missions research database / Stan Bishop's 'Losses of the US 8th and 9th Air Forces', the Combat Chronology of the US Army Air Forces and the work of Roger Freeman including the 'Mighty Eighth War Diary'.

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