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Dale E Brant

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) Crashed near Norbitz in B-17 'Miss Slip Stream' 43-38202

Service

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...

  • 322nd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 43-38202 Miss Slipstream

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 7/7/44; Kearney 16/7/44; Dow Fd 3/8/44; Assigned 322BS/91BG [LG-T] Bassingbourn 18/4/44; Missing in Action `20m` Merseburg 2/11/44 with Dale Brant (shot on ground), Navigator: John Gustafson (2 Killed in Action); Co-pilot: Chas...

Missions

  • 619

    10 September 1944

  • 623

    11 September 1944
    Major Harmon flew Command Pilot. Did not hit the target because Mickey wasn't working. Brought our bombs back. Got to shoot at some fighters.

  • 628

    13 September 1944

  • 647

    25 September 1944

  • 8th Air Force 650

    27 September 1944
    This mission is conducted by three elements against industrial targets, an oil refinery and an aircraft factory in Germany. A total of 1,192 heavy bombers are dispatched from 1st, 2nd and 3rd Bomb Divisions: ...

  • 655

    30 September 1944

  • 659

    2 October 1944

  • 669

    7 October 1944

  • 677

    14 October 1944
    Black Week

  • 683

    19 October 1944

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Events

Event Location Date
Born Edgar, Nebraska, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 2 November 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 August 2021 18:13:14 acbernstein1 Changes to mission associations
Sources

http://www.91stbombgroup.com/Dailies/322nd1944.html

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:06:45 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 10145 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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