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John F Campbell

Military

Shot down 13 April 1944 in B-17 #42-31508 'Command Performance', Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

Units served with

  • 401st Bomb Group

    401st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 401st Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deenethorpe, Northamptonshire, from November 1943 to June 1945. Starting their missions at that time meant the focus was very much on the coming invasion attempt of France planned for the following...

  • 613th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-31508 'COMMAND PERFORMANCE'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 12/11/43; Kearney 27/11/43; RAF Valley 7/12/43; Assigned 613BS/401BG [IN-Q] Deenethorpe 21/1/44; Missing in Action Schweinfurt 13/4/44 with Alf Vokaty, Co-pilot: Bill Cambrell, Navigator: Shea Schacter, Bombardier: Chas Strode, Flight...

Missions

  • 301

    13 April 1944

Events

Event Location Date
Born Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 13 April 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
23 August 2021 17:19:58 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

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

Date Contributor Update
03 October 2015 23:27:09 searcher54 Changes to mission associations
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Site information.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:15:59 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3938 / MACR 3938, http://www.401bg.org/Main/History/Members/Details.aspx?ID=1234 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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