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Donald S Millar

Military

Bailed out on 5 Apr 45 after plane severely damaged by flak, landed in France 'Screwball Express' B-17 #42-97128, RTD.

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...

  • 527th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-97128 Screwball Express

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 29/1/44; Alexandra 15/2/44; Presque Is 4/3/44; Assigned 457BG Glatton 6/3/44; transferred 384BG Grafton Underwood 12/3/44; 527BS/379BG [FO-M] Kimbolton 28/12/44. ...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Vancouver, Washington

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 September 2021 21:58:06 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

Added a "-" to the A/C tail # in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:07:42 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

379th Bombardment Group Anthology, pg 340 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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