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Gerald A Heim

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by fighters and crashed near Perching in B-17 #4297178

Service

Units served with

  • 384th Bomb Group

    384th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 384th Bomb Group flew B-17s from Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire, between May 1943 and June 1945. They were engaged in daylight bombing missions over Germany as part of the Allies' efforts to destroy the effectiveness of the Luftwaffe by...

  • 545th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-97178 Sweet Mama

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 7/2/44; Gr Island 17/2/44; Grenier 13/3/44; Assigned 96BG Snetterton 15/3/44; transferred 545BS/384BG [JD-N] Grafton Underwood 16/3/44; Missing in Action Augsburg 19/7/44 with Gerald Heim, Co-pilot: Franklin Mueller, Navigator: Fred...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Midfield, Texas, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 19 July 1944
Died 19 July 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:11:20 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 7279 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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