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Robert S Francis

Military

Service

People

  • Lewis Carter

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Counter Measures/Right Waist Gunner | 452nd Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed near Zwickau on 19 Mar 45 in B-17 'Daisey Mae' #4338368

  • Arnold Heikkila

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner; Tail Gunner | 452nd Bomb Group
    Enlisted in 1942 at Ft. Lewis, Washington State, trained in US at Amarillo, Texas A&M and gunnery school. Arrived at Deopham Green 31 July 1944. Flew with a different crew on 24 Dec 1944 in plane 44-8201 on mission #178 for 452nd BG over Darmstadt,...

Units served with

  • 452nd Bomb Group

    452nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 452nd Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deopham Green, Norfolk, from January 1944. The air crews hit strategic sites in Germany but also supported the movement of ground forces across Europe after D-Day. On 6 June 1944 itself, the Group...

  • 728th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 44-8201 ROSALLE ANN II

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Dallas 7/7/44; Langley 9/8/44; Grenier 10/9/44; Assigned 731BS/452BG Deopham Green 12/9/44; transferred 729BS. ...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:24:05 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

1999 Unit Roster / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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