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Edgar C Burford

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People

  • Homer Hocker

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 305th Bomb Group Can Do
    Shot down 14 October 1943 in B-17 #42-37740, Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Joseph Kane

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 305th Bomb Group Can Do
    Flew 25 Combat Missions out of England. One of two to return from Schweinfurt 14 October 1943. At times flew Group, Squadron and Wing Lead. Was in the Air Force for 10 yrs and 30 yrs as an airline pilot. Discharged from Travis AFB, 1950. ...

  • Manning Lawrence

    Military | Captain | Bombardier | 305th Bomb Group Can Do
    Manning Lee Lawrence born 03 July 1921, Burbank CA. Earned his wings as a bombardier in class 42-17 in Victorville AAF 12 December 1942 (photograph from the Class book). ...

  • Charles Lozenski

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Airplane Armorer Gunner | 305th Bomb Group Can Do
    Charles Lozenski served as an aerial gunner with the 365th Bomb Squadron of the 305th Bomb Group, flying missions out of Chelveston, England. Was on the Kane/Normand Crew 14/10/43 A/C #42-3412 1 of 2 planes to return out of 15 from the 305th that day.

  • Bernard Martin

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator, Radio Operator Gunner | 305th Bomb Group Can Do
    Shot down 14 October 1943 in B-17 #42-3550, Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Leroy Pikelis

    Military | Engineer/Top Turret | 305th Bomb Group Can Do

  • Ja Tardif

    Military | 305th Bomb Group Can Do

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Units served with

  • 305th Bomb Group Can Do

    305th Bomb Group Can Do

    Group
    The 305th Bombardment Group (Heavy), nicknamed "Can Do" was activated 1-March-1942 at Salt Lake City Air Base, Utah which was their primary training base until 11-Jun-1942 when they relocated to Geiger Field, Washington until 29-Jun-1942, then on to...

Aircraft

  • 42-3549

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 28/7/43; Grand Island 9/8/43; Assigned 366BS/305BG [KY-H] Chelveston 1/10/43; Missing in Action Schweinfurt 14/10/43 with Chas Willis, Co-pilot: John Emperor, Waist gunner: Ed Sedingerchute caught fire,Tail gunner: Nick Stanchak (4...

Missions

  • VIII Bomber Command 113

    9 October 1943
    This mission is composed of 6 elements. The first element is a combined force of 115 B-17s from: 303BG (20); 379BG (20); 384BG (21); 351BG (21); 91BG 16; and 381BG (16) dispatched to bomb the industrial areas of Anklam, Germany. 106 aircraft are...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
21 May 2019 03:29:27 CHARLIE B Changes to person associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
Sources

AAF Archives

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:08:06 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

305th Bomb Group Roster / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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