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Carl G Backlund

Military

Had mechanical failure and crashed near Saarbrucken on 21 July 1944 in B-24 42-52157. Killed in Action.

Service

Units served with

  • 446th Bomb Group

    446th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 446th Bomb Group, who came to be known as "the Bungay Buckaroos" after the name of their Suffolk base, flew B-24 Liberators on strategic, support and interdictory missions over Europe. The Group led the Eighth Air Force and 2nd Bomb Division on the...

  • 705th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Killed in action 21 July 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
28 April 2020 15:10:03 general ira snapsorter Changes to biography
Sources

MACR 7248

Date Contributor Update
28 April 2020 02:50:31 jmoore43 Changes to nickname
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Added "Possible DUPLICATE" in the Nickname field so an Admin can check out this person.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:05:01 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / www.446bg.com/

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