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Robert L Carson

Military

25 July 1943 wounded in action

Service

People

  • Levi Carter

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 95th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 335BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. 25 x combat missions. Flew with John Johnson and Robert Carson crews. Flew 1 missions with Bill Thomas crew. ETD Awards: DFC (OLC), AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Donald Crossley

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Tail Gunner | 95th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 333BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. Crossley was credited with 12 confirmed e/a kills. A record for 8th AF gunners. ETD Awards: DFC (OLC), AM (3OLC), GC, WWII Victory, EMEA, American Campaign.

Units served with

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

Aircraft

  • 42-37826 'No Excuse'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 13/9/43; Scott 28/9/43; Assigned 335BS/95BG [OE-O] Horham 30/9/43; with R.L. Carson force landed Scaulthorpe AFB 13/11/434; 17m, Missing in Action Brunswick 10/2/44 with Chas Cole, Co-pilot: Jim Boswell, Navigator: Frank McKenna (3...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:23:42 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Combat Chronology Supplement p. 350 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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