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Richard E Harleman

Military

On 4 Jan 1944 B-24H # 42-7476 'Nice N' Naughty'. Problems on TO and AC ran off end of runway and crashed in ditch. Damaged by flak on a mission to Mont-de-Marsan airfield, FRon 27 Mar 1944, B-24J #42-109836 attempted to reach Spain but was forced to ditch into the Channel. Killed in Action (KIA).

Service

People

  • Edward Carrol

    Military | Sergeant | Gunner | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Assigned to 6BS, 44BG, 8AF USAAF. On 4-Jan-44 B-24H 42-7476 'Nice N' Naughty'. Problems on T/O and A/C ran off end of runway and crashed in ditch. RTD 44 x combat missions. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

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

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Events

Event Location Date
Born Lehighton, Pennsylvania, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) France 27 March 1944
Died 27 March 1944
Buried

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:22:30 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3590 / MACR 3590, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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