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Dwight M Anderson


Damaged by fighters after bombs away on a mission to Lippstadt a/f, GR on 21 Feb 1944, B-17G #42-31588 returned to UK with No 3 engine out and the controls, oxygen, and radio systems damaged. RTD.


Units served with

  • 457th Bomb Group

    457th Bomb Group

    The 457th Bomb Group began combat operations during the Big Week of 20-25 February when American bombers carried out concentrated raids against German aircraft bases, factories and assembly plants. The air crews' targets on that first mission were...

  • 748th Bomb Squadron


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:07:50 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Flak Dodger by Roland Byers, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces