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Edward M Ainsworth

Military

Crashed at Hamm on 10/2/44 in B-24 #42-95104, Prisoner of War (POW).

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  • Dan Means

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 491st Bomb Group
    Assigned to 853BS, 491BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) in B-24 42-95104 2-Oct-44; Crashed at Hamm. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 9427 Awards: AM, PH.

Units served with

  • 491st Bomb Group

    491st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 491st Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators in bombing missions over northern France and Germany from June 1944 until April 1945. Missions over Germany included bombing the headquarters of the German General Staff at Zossen. The Group was awarded a DUC...

  • 853rd Bomb Squadron

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Born Jamaica Plains, Massachusetts, USA

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
14 October 2021 17:41:18 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 18:08:33 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 9427 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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