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Julius W Krafft

Military

Shot down 3 September 1943 in B-17 42-3300. Killed in Action.

Service

People

  • Donald Armstrong

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 379th Bomb Group
    Shot down 3 September 1943 in B-17 #423300. Killed in Action (KIA).

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Units served with

  • 379th Bomb Group

    379th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 379th Bomb Group (H) (heavy), based at Kimbolton, flew more sorties than any other Bomb Group in the Eighth Air Force and dropped a greater bomb tonnage than any other Group. The B-17 Flying Fortress Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit...

  • 524th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-30237 'Stump Jumper'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 1/5/43; Gore 13/5/43; Smoky Hill 14/5/43; Dow Fd 30/5/43; Assigned 524BS/379BG [WA-V] Kimbolton 1/6/43; transferred 1 Base Air Depot, Burtonwood 4/8/44; APH Knettishall, Crashed due to flak short of target [Oldenburg power station]...

  • 42-3300

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 30/4/43; Dow Fd 30/5/43; Assigned 524BS/379BG [WA-F] Kimbolton 11/6/43; transferred 526BS [LF-F]; Missing in Action Evreux 3/9/43 with Julius Kraft {all 524bs crew}, Ball turret gunner: Frank Frydryk, Waist gunner: Don Armstrong (3...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Denver, Colorado
Killed in action 3 September 1943

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 May 2021 16:14:06 general ira snapsorter Changes to biography, events and aircraft associations
Sources

MACR 1349

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:17:41 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 1349

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