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Percy J Gaudin

Military

Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down by flak and crashed at Hamburg on 8/6/44 in B-24 42-95561.

Service

People

  • William Mulholland

    Military | Sergeant | Instrument Specialist, Mechanic, Aerial Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Bill went on flight status at the age of 30. He acquired the nickname "The Count" or "Count Nickels" after telling the other flyers tales of working in the NYC subway System where he said the change booth attendant was called "Count Nickels." ...

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Units served with

  • 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    Group
    The 44th Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 15-January-1942 at McDill Field, Florida and equipped with B-24Cs. The Group moved to Barksdale Field, Louisiana and acted as a training unit for the 90th 93rd and 98th Bomb Groups and flew anti...

  • 66th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Missions

  • 471

    13 July 1944

  • 524

    6 August 1944

Events

Event Location Date
Born Detrehan, Louisiana
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 6 September 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 November 2019 15:07:00 general ira snapsorter Changes to biography, events and mission associations
Sources

Information from the 44th Bomb Group Loading Lists at Rootsweb via William Mulholland.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:21:21 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 8081 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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