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Warren E Smith

Military

Assigned to 707BS, 446BG, 8AF USAAF. Ran out of fuel and crashed at Hoofddorp on 21-Jun-44 in B-24 'Connie' 41-29124 Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 6159

Awards: AM, PH.

Service

People

  • John Nicholson

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 446th Bomb Group
    Ran out of fuel and crashed at Hoofddorp on 6/21/44 in B-24 'Connie' Killed in Action (KIA)

Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 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...

  • 707th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 41-29124 Connie

    B-24 Liberator
    Damaged by AAA on mission to Genshagen/Marienfelde, Germany 21 June 1944 and crashed at Hoofddorp. MACR 6159.

Associated Place

  • Bungay

    Military site : airfield
    From late November 1943, the three bases of Bungay, Seething and Hardwick were the stations of the 20th Combat Wing of the Eighth Air Force. The base had previously housed individual squadrons of the 310th Bomb Group (Twelfth Air Force) and of the 93rd...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Chicago, Illinois, USA
Based Bungay 1944 – 21 June 1944

Assigned to 707BS, 446BG, 8AF USAAF.

Died 21 June 1944
Buried 1946

Re-Interred
Netherlands American Cemetery
Magratten, Netherlands
Plot N Row 21 Grave 14

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 December 2020 20:42:17 Al_Skiff Changes to service number, biography, awards, events, person associations, unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/29399679
https://www.fold3.com/image/310763100
https://www.fold3.com/record/706081052-blank
https://www.fold3.com/record/529877923-warren-e-smith
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56304049/warren-e-smith

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:27:06 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 6159 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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