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Joseph Harrison Redmond


Shot down 6 September 1943 in B-17 #42-5942 'Sky Shy'. Killed in Action (KIA).



  • Arthur Copeland

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 388th Bomb Group
    Shot down 6 September 1943 in B-17 #42-5942 "Sky Shy". Prisoner of War (POW).

  • Edward Hasson

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 388th Bomb Group
    Drafted into 29th Division (National Guard) in March 1941. Transferred to Army Air Corps in August 1942. Trained as a Bombardier and was sent overseas. Assigned to 388th Bomb Group / 563rd Bomb Squadron. Shot down on his seventh mission, 6 September...

  • Warren Woods

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 388th Bomb Group
    Shot down 6 September 1943 in B-17 #42-5942 "Sky Shy". Prisoner of War (POW).

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Units served with

  • 388th Bomb Group

    388th Bomb Group

    The 388th Bomb Group flew strategic bombing mission from Knettishall, Suffolk from June 1943 to the end of the war. During this time, though, detachments were sent to Fersfield, Norfolk to conduct Aphrodite missions. In these Aphrodite missions veteran...

  • 563rd Bomb Squadron


  • 42-5942 Sky Shy/ Wenatchee Special

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 26 May 1943; Denver 4 June 1943; Dow Field 28 June 1943; Assigned 563BS/388BG Knettishall as "WENATCHEE SPECIAL" 4 July 1943. (Also named "Sky Shy"). Missing in Action Stuttgart 6 September 1943 with Pilot Myron A. Bowen; Co-pilot:...


Event Location Date
Killed in action 6 September 1943


Date Contributor Update
12 March 2020 17:19:19 jmoore43 Changes to biography

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

Date Contributor Update
18 January 2019 11:49:16 general ira snapsorter Changes to middlename, service number, biography, events and aircraft associations

MACR 121 at

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:17:18 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3121