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Phillip W Speasmaker

Military

Plane #448369 crash landed in Belvoax, Belgium returning from mission #278, Pilot & Bombardier also killed. TTG died of wounds, RTD

Service

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...

  • 526th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 44-8369

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Dallas 22/8/44; Langley 24/9/44; Dow Fd 4/10/44; Assigned 379BG Kimbolton 18/11/44; battle damaged Kassel 14/2/45 with Jim Brown, John Payleitner, Joe Smith, Bill Adams (4 Killed in Action); rest (RTD?); crash landed Bolvoax, Bel; repaired &...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:21:32 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

379th Bombardment Group Anthology, pg 336 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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