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Auburn S Kattengell

Military

Oranienburg 10 April 1945 mission. Plane believed to have had the top of its rudder shot off. AC was seen straggling behind the formation and was seen going down under control. Returned to base.

Service

People

  • Robert Sommer

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 379th Bomb Group
    Oranienburg, 10 April 1945 believed to have the top of the rudder shot off and seen going down under control. RTMC

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...

  • 525th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 43-37851 Goo Goo

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 29/5/44; Kearney 8/6/44; Grenier 28/6/44; Assigned 525BS/379BG Kimbolton 18/7/44; Missing in Action Oranienburg 10/4/45 with Henry McFadden, Auburn Kattengell, Russ Curtis, Paul Hamilton, Howard Ellard, Don Ware, Ernie Fisher, Bob...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Englewood, California, USA
Returned (RTD) Germany 10 April 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:04:15 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

379th Bombardment Group Anthology, pg 341 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 13874 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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