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Earl M Armstrong

Military

Shot down 5 June 1944 in B-17 #4297473 'Hap's Hazard. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

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Service

People

  • Donald Baker

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 390th Bomb Group
    Shot down 5 June 1944 in B-17 #4297473 'Hap's Hazard. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Harold Clark

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator | 390th Bomb Group
    Shot down 5 June 1944 in B-17 #4297473 'Hap's Hazard. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Basil Coats

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 390th Bomb Group
    Shot down 5 June 1944 in B-17 42-97473 'Hap's Hazard. ' Prisoner of War (POW). Crew Number 67

  • Daniel Johnson

    Military | Flight Officer | Co-Pilot | 390th Bomb Group
    Shot down 5 June 1944 in B-17 #4297473 'Hap's Hazard. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Everett Ludwig

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 390th Bomb Group
    Shot down 5 June 1944 in B-17 #4297473 'Hap's Hazard. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • William Norrod

    Military | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 67

  • Paul Ortega

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 390th Bomb Group
    Shot down 5 June 1944 in B-17 #42-97473 'Hap's Hazard', Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Thomas Richey

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 390th Bomb Group
    Shot down 5 June 1944 in B-17 #4297473 'Hap's Hazard. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

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Units served with

  • 390th Bomb Group

    390th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 390th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Framlingham, Suffolk, between July 1943 and the end of the war in Europe. The Group was engaged in strategic missions until the invasion of Europe when its role became more of a tactical one. This...

  • 571st Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-97473 Hap's Hazard

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 26/11/43; Kearney 12/12/43; Presque Is 19/12/43; Assigned 457BG Glatton 23/12/43; transferred 571BS/390BG [FC-O] Framlingham 23/12/43 HAP'S HAZARD; Missing in Action Boulogne 5/6/44 with Earl Armstrong, Ball turret gunner: Paul Ortega ...

Associated Place

  • Framlingham

    Military site : airfield
    Built for the Eighth Air Force from 1942 to 43, Framlingham was home first to the 95th Bomb Group, before that unit moved to RAF Alconbury. From 1943 to 1945, it was operated by the 390th Bomb Group. The airfield was handed back to the RAF in 1945, and...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Rockton, Illinois, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) France 5 June 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 December 2016 20:50:20 kaymccary Changes to person associations
Sources

Fold3.com

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:07:59 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 5481 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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