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Leonard E Erisman

Military

WIA on 24 Dec 1944 in B-17G #42-97257 'Knock-out Baby'.

Service

Units served with

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

  • 412th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-97257 'Knock-Out Baby!'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 11/2/44; Dalhart 3/3/44; Grenier 26/3/44; Assigned 412BS/95BG [QW-L] Horham 28/3/44; with Horace O. Turner, 24/4/44, Bombardier/Navigator [wia]; with J.C. Bertram 11/7/44, Waist gunner: Ray Carpenter [wia]; with T.G. Bek 24/12/44,...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:18:36 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Combat Chronology, Unit History, Unit Website / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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