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Glendon L Day

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) at Zonnemaire in B-24 #4450747

Service

Units served with

  • 389th Bomb Group

    389th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 389th Bomb Group, known in more familiar terms as "the Sky Scorpions", flew strategic bombing missions in B-24 Liberators from Hethel, England. They also sent detachments to join bases in North Africa at Benghazi No. 10, Libya, between 3 July 1943...

  • 566th Bomb Squadron

    566th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Constituted 566th Bombardment Squadron (Heavy) on 19 Dec. 1942. Activated on 24 Dec. 1942. Inactivated on 13 Sept. 1945. Campaigns: Air Offensive, Europe; Sicily; Naples-Foggia; Normandy; Northern France; Rhineland; Ardennes-Alsace; Central Europe; Air...

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Events

Event Location Date
Born Skowhegan, ME 04976, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 5 April 1945
Died 5 April 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
28 May 2018 03:13:02 peter a day Changes to nickname
Sources

HE WAS MY UNCLE.

Date Contributor Update
28 May 2018 03:12:14 peter a day Changes to mission associations
Sources

Plane had to turn back because of fuel leak. Navigator lost his way. Ended up over Holland and was shot down over port by german PT boat. Shot down at very low altitude.

Date Contributor Update
28 May 2018 03:04:13 peter a day Changes to service number and awards
Sources

My name is Peter Day. I am Glendon Day's nephew. I am sharing all info I have on my uncle. Please contact me via email superstock426@ sbcglobal.net. Looking for more info about his service in WW2. Thank you.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:11:30 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 13727 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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