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Jack M Noe

Military

Son of a Railroad man born in Pueblo, CO in 1920. After high school worked in steel mill and eventually joined the Army Air Corp hoping to become a pilot. Entered training at Randolph Field in Texas and was selected for Navigator training. Sent to Barksdale in Shreveport for school. Arrived in England early in 1945, assigned to 95th Bomb Group at Horham.

Service

People

  • Manuel Rey

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 95th Bomb Group

  • Stacy Tavis

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 95th Bomb Group

Units served with

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

  • 335th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-107204 "Stand By" "Goin' My Way"

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 20/3/44; Kearney 2/4/44; Grenier 21/4/44; Assigned 412BS/95BG [QW-B] Horham 22/4/44 STAND BY; 335BS [OE-B]; with W.C. Shaw force landed Thorpe Abbotts afb 16/12/44; 87m, battle damaged Leipzig 6/4/45 with Bob Davis, Co-pilot: Larry...

  • 42-31867 'Go Getter'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 29/12/43; Kearney 12/1/44; with Wilmot Chamberlain force landed Morrison, FL 31/1/44; Memphis 19/4/44; Kansas City 20/4/44; Kearney 24/4/44; Presque Is 28/4/44; Grenier 30/4/44; Assigned 335BS/95BG [OE-P] Horham 2/5/44; battle damaged...

  • 42-97376 'Aunt Callie's Baby' 'She Fox' 'Lucky Lady'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 24/2/44; Kearney 10/3/44; Grenier 2/4/44; Assigned 412BS/95BG [QW-J] Horham 7/4/44 AUNT CALLIE'S BABY; on 5/9/44 with A.P. Salvia, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: J.S. Wood [wia]; detailed Merseburg 28/9/44 with J.C. Walter, (8...

  • 43-38255 'Poof Proof'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 13/7/44; Hunter 22/7/44; Dow Fd 4/8/44; Assigned 335BS/95BG [OE-A] Horham 5/8/44; 334BS [BG-C]; with R.G. Boudon force landed Framlingham afb 18/10/44; caught fire en route Hamm 28/10/44 with G.L. Braund; ret safely, 9RTD Missing Air...

  • 43-38942 'Belligerent Beauty'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Hunter 20/10/44; Dow Fd 28/10/44; Assigned 360BS/303BG [PU-N] Molesworth 1/11/44; transferred 335BS/95BG [OE-Y] Horham 2/11/44; with N.W. Richardson force landed A-7 Laon AF, Fr 5/1/45; 51m, Returned to the USA Bradley 20/6/45; 4168 Base Unit...

  • 43-38996

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 1/11/44; Grenier 12/11/44; Assigned 334BS/95BG [BG-T] Horham 19/11/44; with B.F. Cummings force landed A-78 AF Florennes/Juzaine, Bel 6/2/45; 62m, Returned to the USA Bradley 22/5/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 24/5/45;...

  • 44-6598 'QUEEN MARY' aka 'MELVIN’S MOONSHINERS'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 17/9/44; Dow Fd 6/10/44; Assigned 335BS/95BG [OE-N] Horham 11/10/44; 46m, Returned to the USA Bradley 24/6/45; Sth Plains 28/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 26/11/45. QUEEN MARY aka...

  • 44-8269 'The Red Fox'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Dallas 28/7/44; Cheyenne 3/8/44; Grenier 8/9/44; Assigned 412BS/95BG [QW-K] Horham 10/9/44; 335BS [OG-K]; 73m, Returned to the USA Bradley 21/6/45; Sth Plains 24/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 2...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 April 2021 20:16:44 jpnoe72 Changes to biography
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John Noe

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05 April 2021 20:12:38 jpnoe72 Changes to person associations
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John Noe

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05 April 2021 20:11:25 jpnoe72 Changes to person associations
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Son John Noe.

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05 April 2021 20:10:04 jpnoe72 Changes to nickname
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Personal account from son.

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05 April 2021 20:08:52 jpnoe72 Changes to service number and highest rank
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Personal account by son, John P Noe.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:13:52 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / http://95thbg.org/95th_db_pages/left_formation_code/gethonoroll.php

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