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Alexander W Calder II

Military

Shot down by flak and crashed near Epreville on 8/13/44 in B-17 #42-107030 "Fifinella". Evaded (EVD).

Service

Units served with

  • 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    Group
    The 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated at Harding Field, Louisiana on 15-April-1942 and went to MacDill Field, Florida for the first phase of training from 16-May-1942 to 25-June-1942. The Group was then assigned to 2nd Air Force at Walla...

  • 322nd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-107030 Fifinella

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 2/2/44; Grenier 5/3/44; Assigned 322BS/91BG [LG-T] Bassingbourn 25/3/44; Missing in Action 54m Le Manoir RR bridge, Fr 13/8/44 with Tom Smith (Killed in Action); Co-pilot: Joe Vukovich, Navigator: Alex Calder, Ball turret gunner: Jesse...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Maplewood, New Jersey

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
30 March 2020 19:23:25 jmoore43 Changes to biography
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Added a "#" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" to aid clarity & consistency.

Date Contributor Update
13 February 2020 03:52:50 jmoore43 Changes to biography
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Added a "-" to the A/C serial # in the "Summary biography" for clarity.

Date Contributor Update
13 February 2020 03:50:30 jmoore43 Changes to nickname
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Added the words "Possible DUPLICATE" in the nickname field so an admin can check out this person.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:03:16 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 7898

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