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Robert E Drew

Military

Crew Number 77.

MACR 7117 has a Robert E. Drew flying as Bombardier on 42-95257 (15th AF, 461 BG, 767 BS) which was shot down. The record shows he was captured and imprisoned.

The 390th BG website shows he was flying for that group as Navigator during 1945.

More clarification is required.

Service

Units served with

  • 390th Bomb Group

    390th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 390th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Framlingham, Suffolk, between July 1943 and the end of the war in Europe. The Group was engaged in strategic missions until the invasion of Europe when its role became more of a tactical one. This...

  • 461st Bomb Group

    461st Bomb Group

    Group
    The group was constituted in May 1943 as a B-24 Liberator heavy bombardment group and activated on 1 July at Wendover Field, Utah.[1] It trained under II Bomber Command at several airfields in Utah, Idaho, and California, with group elements undergoing...

  • 569th Bomb Squadron
  • 767th Bomb Squadron

    767th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Established in mid-1943 as a B-24 Liberator heavy bomb squadron; trained under Second Air Force. Deployed to the Mediterranean Theater of Operations (MTO) in February 1944, being assigned to Fifteenth Air Force in Southern Italy. ...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 June 2019 11:51:21 general ira snapsorter Changes to service number, highest rank, role, biography, unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://aad.archives.gov;
http://www.390thspace.com/missions.php?page=1&name=Drew, Robert E;
https://www.fold3.com/image/28712982?terms=drew

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:23:13 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / www.390thspace.com/missions.php?name=Drew%2C+Robert+E

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