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Don A Borden

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Prisoner of War (POW) crashed near Zwickau on 19 Mar 45 in B-17 'Daisey Mae' #4338368

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People

  • Lewis Carter

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Counter Measures/Right Waist Gunner | 452nd Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed near Zwickau on 19 Mar 45 in B-17 'Daisey Mae' #4338368

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Units served with

  • 452nd Bomb Group

    452nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 452nd Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deopham Green, Norfolk, from January 1944. The air crews hit strategic sites in Germany but also supported the movement of ground forces across Europe after D-Day. On 6 June 1944 itself, the Group...

  • 729th Bomb Squadron
  • 730th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 43-38368 DAISY MAE

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 26/7/44; Hunter 4/8/44; Grenier 14/8/44; Assigned 730BS/452BG Deopham Green 15/8/44; 729BS; Missing in Action Zwickau 19/3/45 with Vic Ettredge, Co-pilot: Don Franklin1st mission, Navigator: Art Burstein, Bombardier: George Peden,...

Associated Place

  • Deopham Green

    Military site : airfield
    Deopham Green was another air base constructed after America's entry into the war to Class A standards for use by the B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber. When the 452nd Bomb Group arrived in January 1943 they found a main runway of 2,000 yards, two...

Events

Event Location Date
Born San Francisco, California
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 19 March 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 February 2016 09:20:05 Lucy May Changes to events, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Brought in information from duplicate record. Source:
MACR 13562 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:07:20 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 13562

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