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James N Goschka

Military

Shot down 16 December 1943 in B-17 #42-30348 'Royal Flush', Prisoner of War (POW).

Service

Units served with

  • 390th Bomb Group

    390th Bomb Group

    Group
    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...

  • 569th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-30348 Royal Flush

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 18/5/43; Geiger 27/5/43; Gt Falls 7/6/43; Smoky Hill 9/7/43; Dow Fd 14/7/43; Assigned 569BS/390BG [CC-N] Framlingham 13/7/43; Missing in Action Bremen 16/12/43 with Clarry Gill, Radio Operator: Grady Embree, Navigator: Edgar Cannon,...

Events

Event Location Date
Born
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 16 December 1943

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 November 2020 22:33:59 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

Added a "-" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:14:46 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 1728 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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