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Thomas G Bek

Military

Service

People

  • Donald McKinney

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Tail Gunner/Waist Gunner/Togglier | 95th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 412BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. 46 x combat missions across two tours. Loren Seger crew (Tour 1). Paul Ristine crew (Tour 2). ETD Awards: DFC, AM (5OLC), WWII Victory, EAME (4 x Battle Stars).

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...

  • 412th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-97257 'Knock-Out Baby!'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 11/2/44; Dalhart 3/3/44; Grenier 26/3/44; Assigned 412BS/95BG [QW-L] Horham 28/3/44; with Horace O. Turner, 24/4/44, Bombardier/Navigator [wia]; with J.C. Bertram 11/7/44, Waist gunner: Ray Carpenter [wia]; with T.G. Bek 24/12/44,...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:25:55 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / http://95thbg.org/95th_db_pages/left_formation_code/gethonoroll.php

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