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Albert N McGrew

Military

WIA on 5 Jan 1944. B-17G #42-37887. On T/O in poor visibility, the left wing touched th ground and aircraft crashed. Later died of wounds received in crash.

Service

Units served with

  • 379th Bomb Group

    379th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 379th Bomb Group (H) (heavy), based at Kimbolton, flew more sorties than any other Bomb Group in the Eighth Air Force and dropped a greater bomb tonnage than any other Group. The B-17 Flying Fortress Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit...

  • 526th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-37887

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 1/10/43; Gr Island 24/10/43; Assigned 527BS/379BG [FO-S] Kimbolton 22/11/43; during assembly for mid-air coll with #42-31441 (303 BG), with Wayne Maresh, Co-pilot: Frank Mailander, Navigator: Bob Romme, Bombardier: Burton Kashatt,...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Cleveland, Ohio
Died 26 February 1944
Buried

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:03:10 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

8th AF Losses; 379th Bombardment Group Anthology, pg 290 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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