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Frank N Accordino

Military

Service

Units served with

  • 100th Bomb Group

    100th Bomb Group

    Group
    "The Bloody Hundredth", so-called because of a reputation for losing a high number aircraft and crews, flew B-17s from Thorpe Abbotts, Norfolk. Their losses were not the highest of any Eighth Air Force Group but on several occasions the Group lost many...

  • 418th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-97126

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 29/1/44; Alexandra 12/2/44; Presque Is 4/3/44; Assigned 351BS/100BG [EP-D] Thorpe Abbotts 6/3/44; 100+m, landed Horsching A/Fld, Austria, with Joe Drottar, but undercarriage collapsed 16/5/45; Salvaged 24/5/45; SILVER DOLLAR aka THE...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
01 February 2021 16:35:56 general ira snapsorter Changes to firstname, nickname and aircraft associations
Sources

https://www.100thbg.com/index.php?option=com_bombgrp&view=personnel&id=9...

Date Contributor Update
12 September 2020 01:48:29 jmoore43 Changes to nickname
Sources

Flagged as a Possible "NAME_ISSUE" in the Nickname field so an Admin can check out this person.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:09:33 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

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

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