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Irving M Peckerer

Military

Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed near Mayen on 10/11/44 in B-17 'Hell On Wheels' #4297948

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...

  • 546th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-97948 Hell on Wings

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 12/4/44; Cheyenne 1/5/44; Hunter 14/5/44; Dow Fd 24/6/44; Assigned 326BS/92BG [JW-M] Podington 28/5/44; transferred 546BS/384BG [BK-U] Grafton Underwood 10/6/44; Missing in Action Wesseling, Germany 11/10/44 with John Wright Peterson,...

Associated Place

  • Grafton Underwood

    Military site : airfield
    Grafton Underwood was built in 1941 by George Wimpey and Co. Ltd. It was the first airfield in England to receive an Eighth Air Force flying unit, when in May 1942 personnel of the 15th Bomb Squadron took up residence. As a satellite airfield for...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Brooklyn, New York
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 11 October 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:13:31 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 9479 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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