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Burma the Dog

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  • Gin Fizz Dog

    Military | Private First Class | Mascot | 323rd Bomb Group
    PFC Gin Fizz was featured in Ernie Pyle's book, Brave Men. She had many progeny, including PFC Burma and Pat. Gin Fizz lived in The Piccadilly Palace with Lt. Corvin Crippe, bombardier and nose art artist.

  • Walter Foster

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Bombardier | 323rd Bomb Group
    Lt. Walt Foster was a navigator and bombardier from Upstate New York who served with the 456th BS during the Second World War. His first combat mission was flown from Earls Colne Airfield on February 3, 1944 to the Ruisseville "No Balls” secret weapon...

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  • 323rd Bomb Group

    323rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 323rd Bombardment Group operated with B-26 Marauders, American medium bombers. They were the first Eighth Air Force Group to fly a medium level bombing mission with this aircraft on 16 July 1943. After flying a total of 33 missions with the Eighth,...

  • 456th Bomb Squadron

    456th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
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Date Contributor Update
27 January 2020 06:02:37 JMF Changes to surname and middlename
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Date Contributor Update
17 January 2019 10:22:49 Emily Changes to nationality
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Photos of Walter Foster with Burma the Dog, uploaded by Foster's family

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