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Charles Carson Morris Jr

Military

Shot down after attempting to fly to Sweden due to battle damage and crashed NE of Gustrow, GR on a mission to Berlin on 22 Mar 1944 in B-24H #42-29151 'Joker'. POW.

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

Missions

  • 8th Air Force 273

    22 March 1944
    The German aviation industries at Oraneinburg and Basdorf were the intended primary target for this mission but dense cloud cover prevented the attack on these targets. The secondary target of Berlin, Germany and surrounding Targets of Opportunity (TOs...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Lawton, Oklahoma 12 May 1916
Died Burlington, New Jersey 11 July 1965 – 22 March 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
10 May 2022 05:04:45 Sahill63 Changes to events
Sources

https://www.newspapers.com/clip/82168331/obituary-for-charles-morris-age...

Date Contributor Update
10 May 2022 04:58:39 Sahill63 Changes to middlename, suffix, nickname, service number, highest rank, awards and mission associations
Sources

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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:05:22 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces; The History of the 446th Bomb Group, pg 73 / MACR 3336 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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