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William H Dixon

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) Crashed at Altenburg in B-17 #4231589

Service

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...

  • 334th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-31589 'Patty Ann'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 25/11/43; Gt Falls 1/12/43; Kearney 17/12/43; Romulus 6/1/44; Grenier 9/1/44; Presque Is 12/1/44; Assigned 334BS/95BG [BG-O] Horham 23/1/44; 72m, Missing in Action Zeitz 16/8/44 with Lou Price, Radio Operator: Bill Dixon, Ball turret...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Boyceville, Wisconsin, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 16 August 1944
Died 16 August 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:28:07 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 8177 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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