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Charles R Alexander

Military

Shot down by fighters and crashed south of Minden, GR on a mission to Oschersleben on 22 Feb 1944 in B-17G 42-37746 'Paper Dolly'. Killed in Action (KIA).

Service

People

  • Frank Kolts

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars
    Shot down by fighters and crashed south of Minden, GR on a mission to Oschersleben on 22 Feb 1944 in B-17G #42-37746 'Paper Dolly'. Killed in Action (KIA).

Units served with

  • 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    Group
    The 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated at Harding Field, Louisiana on 15-April-1942 and went to MacDill Field, Florida for the first phase of training from 16-May-1942 to 25-June-1942. The Group was then assigned to 2nd Air Force at Walla...

  • 323rd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-37746 Paper Dolly

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 14/9/43; Denver 15/8/43; Scott 25/10/43; Assigned 401BG Deenethorpe 1/11/43; transferred 323BS/91BG [OR-T] Bassingbourn 20/11/43; Missing in Action 18m Oschersleben 22/2/43 with Frank Kolts, Navigator: Chas Alexander, Bombardier: Harry...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Ogden, Utah
Killed in action 22 February 1944
Buried

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
06 July 2016 11:44:36 general ira snapsorter Changes to media associations
Sources

Associated media from http://www.findagrave.com

Date Contributor Update
06 July 2016 11:38:40 general ira snapsorter Changes to biography, events and aircraft associations
Sources

Merged with duplicate record to include information from:
- MACR 2463 ;
- Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:05:53 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 2463, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces

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