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Edward P Carrol

Military

Assigned to 6BS, 44BG, 8AF USAAF. On 4-Jan-44 B-24H 42-7476 'Nice N' Naughty'. Problems on T/O and A/C ran off end of runway and crashed in ditch. RTD 44 x combat missions. ETD

Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

Service

People

  • Robert Felber

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    Assigned to 66BS, 44BG, 8AF USAAF. Took part in Operation Tidal Wave, the raid on Ploesti on 1-Aug-43, flying B-24 Liberator 41-23778 'Lady Luck'. 25 x combat missions. Moved up to Group Operations. ETD. Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Richard Harleman

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot | 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs
    On 4 Jan 1944 B-24H # 42-7476 'Nice N' Naughty'. Problems on TO and AC ran off end of runway and crashed in ditch. Damaged by flak on a mission to Mont-de-Marsan airfield, FRon 27 Mar 1944, B-24J #42-109836 attempted to reach Spain but was forced to...

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Units served with

  • 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    Group
    The 44th Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 15-January-1942 at McDill Field, Florida and equipped with B-24Cs. The Group moved to Barksdale Field, Louisiana and acted as a training unit for the 90th 93rd and 98th Bomb Groups and flew anti...

  • 66th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Shipdham

    Military site : airfield
    Shipdham was built in 1941-1942, the first US heavy bomber airfield in the English county of Norfolk. It was a standard design, with T2-type hangars and a domestic site dispersed to the south east. Improvements were carried out to increase the number...

Events

Event Location Date
Based 1943 – 1944

Assigned to 6BS, 44BG, 8AF USAAF.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
26 December 2020 13:59:45 Al_Skiff Changes to biography, awards, events, person associations, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

https://www.44thbombgroup.org/home

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:08:34 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

8th AF Losses / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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