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Claude L Green Jr

Military

Shot down 22 March 1943 in B-17 #4229659 'Liberty Bell. ' Plane crashed into North Sea. Killed in Action (KIA). The assigned target was Wilhelmshaven, Germany. The plane was on its first mission being flown by 7 members of the 92nd BG/ 327th BS and 3 from the 91st BG. On its return from the mission, it was shot down with a rocket with a 15 second time fuse.

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...

  • 327th Bomb Squadron

Events

Event Location Date
Born Fort Worth, Texas
Died 22 March 1943
Buried

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:06:22 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 16291, Losses of the 8th & 9th AFs Vol. 1 p. 92 by Bishop & Hey, National WWII Monument web site

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