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Oliver B Elder

Military

Shot down on Kassel mission in B-24 #41-29579, Killed in Action (KIA).

Service

Units served with

  • 445th Bomb Group

    445th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 445th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Tibenham, Norfolk. The crews' first mission was bombing U-boat installations at Kiel on 13 December 1943. The Group continued to hit strategic targets in Germany, including the aircraft components factory...

  • 703rd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Born Great Barrington, Massachusetts, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 27 September 1944
Died 27 September 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 November 2021 18:39:28 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

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

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:20:45 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Birsic, 31 July 1944 Roster AAF #124, 2AD Roll of Honor, MACR 9387 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 9387 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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