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William H. Marra, Mike Wojicick (?), Ernst Feibusch, Robert Miner, James B. Eckman

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Units

  • 390th Bomb Group

    390th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 390th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Framlingham, Suffolk, between July 1943 and the end of the war in Europe. The Group was engaged in strategic missions until the invasion of Europe when its role became more of a tactical one. This...

  • 571st Bomb Squadron

People

  • Paul Caruso

    Military
    Crew Number 79

  • James Eckman

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    Force-landed in Switzerland on 5 September 1944 in B-17 'Blues in the Night' #43-37866. Interned (INT) in neutral Switzerland.

  • Ernst Feibusch

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner
    Force-landed in Switzerland on 5 September 1944 in B-17 Blues in the Night #43-37866. 'I was one of those [who flew out of Britain] (390th BG) we were shot down over Stuttgart (25th mission).'

  • Jefferson Fuller

    Military
    Crew Number 71

  • Verne Gray

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner, Waist Gunner
    Killed in Action (KIA) crashed near Alfeld in B-17 'Boston Blackie' #42102972 Mission was to bomb the marshalling yards at Seelze, near Hanover when his plane was hit by another B-17, the 'Lady Velma' and both planes went down. , there was only one...

  • Robert Kincaid

    Military | Sergeant | Waist Gunner
    Robert Kincaid was a Waist gunner in the 390th Bomb Group/571st Bomb Squadron. He was Killed In Action on his sixth mission on board B-17 # 42-102505 during the 22 June 1944 mission to Paris-Saint-Ouen, France. The ship returned to base. No MACR. A...

  • William Marra

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Engineer/Top Turret Gunner
    Force-landed in Switzerland on 5 September 1944 in B-17 Blues in the Night #43-37866. Interned in neutral Switzerland.

  • Coy Mays

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator; Bombardier
    DFC; Air Medal

  • Robert Miner

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator
    Force-landed in Switzerland on 5 September 1944 in B-17 Blues in the Night #43-37866. Interned in neutral Switzerland.

  • Henry Richard

    Military
    Crew Number 69

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
19 November 2020 15:04:22 ED-BB Changes to caption
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Corrected Feibush >>> Feibusch in caption

Date Contributor Update
19 November 2020 14:59:05 ED-BB Changes to caption
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Corrected names in caption

Date Contributor Update
06 June 2015 22:40:23 Betz Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations and person associations
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A partial collection of photos left to me (his daughter, Betsy) by my father, William H. Marra.

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