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Henry John Raschke

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Service

Units served with

  • 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    Group
    The 92nd Group sometime after arrivial in the UK converted to the role of in-theater combat crew indocrination and training. For this role, the Group traded its B-17F complement and obtained the B-17E, mostly from the 97th BG which was departing for...

  • 94th Bomb Group

    94th Bomb Group

    Group
    Activated 15 June 1942 at MacDill Field, Florida. Initial organization and training at Pendleton Field, Oregon on 29 June 1942. Primary flight training at Davis-Monthan Field in Arizona from 28 Aug. 42 to 31 Oct. 42; then at Biggs Field, El Paso, Texas...

Aircraft

  • 42-31150 Wongo Wongo

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 25/9/43; Gr Island 8/10/43; Love Fd 12/10/43; Assigned 332BS/94BG [XM-Q] Rougham 15/10/43; battle damaged Diepholz 22/2/44 with Julius Blake, crew ? (10 Returned to Duty); crash landed Debach A/fd, Sfk. UK. And skidded into Signal...

  • 42-3530

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 20/7/43; Dyersburg 9/8/43; Assigned 332BS/94BG [XM-H] Rougham 9/43; Missing in Action Oschersleben 11/1/44 with Elza Fairchild, Co-pilot: Ken Amberg, Navigator: Chas Watkins, Bombardier: John McCarthy, Flight engineer/top turret gunner...

  • 42-38007 Hello Mr Maier

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 11/11/43; Gr Island 3/12/43; Presque Is 14/12/43; Nutts Corner N.I., 20/12/43; Assigned 332BS/94BG [XM-Q] Rougham 21/12/43; Missing in Action Munich 31/7/44 with John Ellis, Co-pilot: Ralph Campbell, Navigator: George Cross,...

  • 42-39775 'Frenesi'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 27/8/43; 333BS/94BG [TS-A] Rougham 13/10/43. Battle damaged Brunswick 11 January 1944 with William F. Cely, Co-pilot: Jabez F. Churchill, Right Waist gunner: Everett E. Hudson Jr (Wounded in Action-RTD 24 May 1944), Left Waist...

  • 42-39896

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 1/10/43; Gr Island 30/10/43; Assigned 331BS/94BG [QE-L] Rougham 11/11/43; then 410BS [GL-H]; Missing in Action Bohlan 7/10/44 with George Williams, Bob Dean, Andy Weickel, Ray Snodgrass, Hubert McKay, Melvin Gilmer, Lou Pozgay, Bob...

Associated Place

  • Bury St Edmunds

    Military site : airfield
    The airfield was purpose-built for American bomb groups and as such had a 2,000 yard main runway that lain in concrete with a tarred and wood-chipped surface. The scale of bases such as this meant that very often the technical, administrative and...

  • Podington

    Military site : airfield
    Built originally to accommodate two RAF bomber squadrons, the first USAAF unit to occupy the base was the 15th Bomb Squadron in September 1942. Podington was then used as a satellite for nearby Chelveston. Work to lengthen the runways, although this...

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Revisions

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30 June 2021 21:03:55 jmoore43 Changes to suffix
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Corrected the name by removing "Captain" from the suffix field.

Date Contributor Update
28 September 2020 00:04:37 OjaiHank Changes to aircraft associations
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Ronald Henry Raschke, son

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27 September 2020 23:53:05 OjaiHank Changes to awards
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Ronald Henry Raschke, son

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27 September 2020 23:48:39 OjaiHank Changes to awards
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Ronald Henry Raschke, son

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2020 23:46:50 OjaiHank Changes to unit associations and place associations
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Ronald Henry Raschke, son

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2020 23:43:43 OjaiHank Changes to service number, highest rank, role and unit associations
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Son, Ronald Henry Raschke

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2020 23:42:05 OjaiHank Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, suffix, nickname and nationality
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Son, Ronald Henry Raschke

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