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David Stanley Fike

Military

Shot down 11 April 1944 in B-24 #4129423 'The Fan Dancer. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

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Service

People

  • William Foushee

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 11 April 1944 in B-24 41-29423 'The Fan Dancer. ' Killed in Action (KIA). PH

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Units served with

  • 466th Bomb Group

    466th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 466th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Attlebridge, Norfolk, during the last year of the war in Europe. The Group flew 232 missions in the course of the year and celebrated the 100th one by inviting local people onto the base to mark the...

  • 786th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Attlebridge

    Military site : airfield
    Attlebridge was constructed for RAF use and completed to that standard in 1942. However, with news that it was to be assigned to the American Air Force, the runways were extended and additional hardstandings and outbuildings constructed for the heavy...

Events

Event Location Date
Born New Castle, PA, USA 27 August 1921
Lived in Corapolis, Pennsylvania 1942

Montour St. Ext

Enlisted Pittsburgh, PA, USA 29 March 1942
Died near Steinhuder Meer, 31515 Wunstorf, Germany 11 April 1944
Buried Jefferson Barracks, Lemay Township, MO 63125, USA 3 April 1951

Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery
Lemay
St. Louis County
Missouri, USA
Plot: SECTION 84 SITE 21-23

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 November 2018 23:21:09 466thHistorian Changes to middlename
Sources

https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/3147/41226_2421406274_0757-02140?pi...

Date Contributor Update
22 February 2018 02:25:44 466thHistorian Changes to events
Sources

https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/3147/41226_2421406274_0757-02140?pi...

Date Contributor Update
22 February 2018 02:25:10 466thHistorian Changes to events
Sources

https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/3147/41226_2421406274_0757-02140?pi...

Date Contributor Update
25 July 2016 17:41:34 466thHistorian Changes to service number, events, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations
Sources

http://www.ww2enlistment.org/index.php?page=directory&rec=691063
http://us-census.mooseroots.com/l/197328530/David-S-Fike
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=fike&GSfn=David&GS...

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:07:07 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3797

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