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Robert O Taylor

Military

Assigned to 601BS, 398BG, 8AF USAAF. 37 x combat missions. ETD

Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

Service

People

  • Donald Aasen

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 398th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 601BS, 398BG, 8AF USAAF. 35 x combat missions. ETD Awards: AM (5OLC), AFCM, WWII Victory, EAME (3 x Battle Stars).

  • Vincent Berardi

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 398th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 601BS, 398BG, 8AF USAAF. 36 x combat missions. ETD Awards: DFC, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Robert Biedrzycki

    Military | Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 398th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 601BS, 398BG, 8AF USAAF. 36 x combat missions. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • George Capral

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 398th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 601BS, 398BG, 8AF USAAF. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Milton Checkett

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator | 398th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 601BS, 398BG, 8AF USAAF. ETD Awards: DFC, AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Edgar Ehrlich

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 398th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 601BS, 398BG, 8AF USAAF. 36 x combat missions. ETD ...

  • Francis MacLean

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 398th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 601BS, 398BG, 8AF USAAF. 30+ x combat missions. ETD Awards: AM (OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Elvis Newman

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 398th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 601BS, 398BG, 8AF USAAF. 30 + combat missions. ETD. Awards: AM(OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Robert Remillard

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Engineer / Top Turret | 398th Bomb Group
    398th History, Vol II lists him as being in the 600th BS in Sept 1944 Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

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Units served with

  • 398th Bomb Group

    398th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 398th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Nuthampstead, Hertfordshire on strategic bombing raids over Germany. The Group switched focus in the days before D-Day, when they targeted enemy positions on the Cherbourg peninsula. When the Allies...

  • 601st Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-107080 Oxo

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 15/2/44; Hunter 3/3/44; Grenier 7/4/44; Assigned 601BS/398BG [3O-S] Nuthampstead 25/4/44; 602BS [K8-S]; Missing in Action Soest 4/12/44 with Sitler; AOC Belgium 6/12/44; Salvaged 5 SAD Merville, Fr. 5/1/45. " Oxo "

Associated Place

  • Nuthampstead

    Military site : airfield
    Built during 1942-43, Nuthampstead was the nearest Eighth Air Force heavy bomber base to London. It had three concrete runways, 50 loop hardstandings and two dispersed T2 hangars. It was first occupied from September 1943 to April 1944 by the 55th...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 February 2019 17:46:14 Al_Skiff Changes to service number, role, biography, person associations, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Key Image ID.
http://www.398th.org/Images/Images_Crews/Text/Flight/Taylor_601_19440806...

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:23:57 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

398th History, vol 1 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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