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Malcolm Leonard Blue

Military

Shot down 2 June 1944 in B-24 #42-95310. He bailed out of the plane but parachute was hit by incendiary bullets and caused his death. The village people first buried him in their village. The remains were later transferred to the American Cemetery in France. He was a member of the Bill Evan's crew and they were the first crew lost by the 491st BG. Killed in Action (KIA)

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Service

People

  • Mervin Tockey

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 491st Bomb Group

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Units served with

  • 491st Bomb Group

    491st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 491st Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators in bombing missions over northern France and Germany from June 1944 until April 1945. Missions over Germany included bombing the headquarters of the German General Staff at Zossen. The Group was awarded a DUC...

  • 852nd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Born Poland, New York, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) France 2 June 1944
Died 2 June 1944
Buried

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
23 August 2020 18:52:44 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

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

Date Contributor Update
09 January 2016 15:32:36 millebr Changes to middlename and service number
Sources

WWI, WWII, and Korean War Casualty Listings

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:19:32 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 5391 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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