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Windell Deering Neeley


Shot down 11 June 1943 in B-17 #42-29693. Plane crashed into North Sea. Killed in Action (KIA).



  • Malcolm MacKinnon

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 95th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 412BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Bremen, Germany. Shot down 11-Jun-43 in B-17 42-29693. Plane crashed into North Sea. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 2807. Awards: AM, PH.

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Units served with

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb 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


  • 42-29693 'Lonesone Polecat'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 4/2/43; Rapid City 20/2/43; Kearney 12/3/43; Assigned 412BS/95BG [QW-O] Alconbury 29/3/43; t/o Framlingham (6m), Missing in Action Cuxhaven 11/6/43 with Malcolm MacKinnon, Co-pilot: Gene Wood, Navigator: Dick Miller, Bombardier:...


Event Location Date
Born Tolar, Texas, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) North Sea 11 June 1943
Died 11 June 1943


Date Contributor Update
22 July 2021 20:06:28 jmoore43 Changes to biography

Added a "-" to the A/C tail # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
08 May 2016 21:47:16 Changes to middlename

James R. Hersom, Family Member

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:28:58 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 2807 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database