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Donald B Armstrong


Shot down 3 September 1943 in B-17 #423300. Killed in Action (KIA).



  • Julius Krafft

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 379th Bomb Group
    Shot down 3 September 1943 in B-17 42-3300. Killed in Action.

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Units served with

  • 379th Bomb Group

    379th Bomb 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...

  • 524th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-30237 'Stump Jumper'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 1/5/43; Gore 13/5/43; Smoky Hill 14/5/43; Dow Fd 30/5/43; Assigned 524BS/379BG [WA-V] Kimbolton 1/6/43; transferred 1 Base Air Depot, Burtonwood 4/8/44; APH Knettishall, Crashed due to flak short of target [Oldenburg power station]...

  • 42-3300

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 30/4/43; Dow Fd 30/5/43; Assigned 524BS/379BG [WA-F] Kimbolton 11/6/43; transferred 526BS [LF-F]; Missing in Action Evreux 3/9/43 with Julius Kraft {all 524bs crew}, Ball turret gunner: Frank Frydryk, Waist gunner: Don Armstrong (3...


Event Location Date
Born Excello, Ohio 14 September 1921
Died France 3 September 1943


Date Contributor Update
26 October 2018 20:25:10 penguin1737 Changes to service number, events and person associations

Given picture & Find-a-grave record

Date Contributor Update
20 August 2015 10:36:57 Lucyd Changes to events and aircraft associations

Combined two entries into a single entry. Record includes information from the following sources:
MACR 1349 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:07:24 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 1349