Military | bomber (flight engineer and top turret gunner) | 344th Bomb Group
Military | Staff Sergeant | Flight Engineer, Top Turret Gunner | 344th Bomb Group
Assigned to 497BS, 344BG, 9AF USAAF. FTR Erkeland in B-26 43-34565; shot down by anti-aircraft fire over Erkeland, Germany. 23-Feb-45. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 12649 Awards: PH.
Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Squadron Commander | 322nd Bomb Group
Military | Colonel | 344th Bomb Group
344th BG, 497th BS. POW Stalag Luft III.
Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 344th Bomb Group
Assigned to 497BS, 344BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Erkeland in B-26 43-34565; shot down by anti-aircraft fire over Erkeland, Germany. 23-Feb-45. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 12649 Awards: PH.
Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 344th Bomb Group
Shot down and wounded on his third mission, evaded capture. AM & 1 OLC, PH.
Military | Lieutenant
Military | Major | Pilot | 344th Bomb Group
Military | Captain | Pilot | 344th Bomb Group
Capt Carl F. Chapman Jr. attended North Georgia College in Dahlonega, Georgia. ...
Military | Staff Sergeant | 344th Bomb Group
On 23 February 1945, B-26 43-34565 was shot down by anti-aircraft fire over Erkeland, Germany. All eight crew killed. MACR 12649.
Sold for scrap 7/8/47.
B-26 Marauder assigned to the 497th Bomb Squadron of the 344th Bomb Group.
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Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database / Units in the UK from ETOUSA Station List, as transcribed by Lt. Col. Philip Grinton (US Army, Retired) and extracted by IWM; air division data from L.D. Underwood, based on the 8th Air Force Strength Report of 6th August 1944, as published in 'The 8th Air Force Yearbook' by Lt. Col. John H Woolnough (1980)