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Jack McIlraith at home in Wausau, Wisconsin. This photo was taken just before the Harold Eye crew left for Europe.

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  • Jack McIlraith

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner
    Jack McIlraith served as a waist gunner with the 339th Bomb Squadron of the 96th Bomb Group. Shot down 8 May 1944 in B-17 #42102482. Prisoner of War (POW) at Dulag Luft Grosstychow Dulag 12. Flew on Harold Eye crew.

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  • 42-102482

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 7/3/44; Gr Island 29/3/44; Dow Fd 7/4/44; Assigned 339BS/96BG [QJ-A] Snetterton 8/4/44; Missing in Action Berlin 8/5/44 with Harry Eye, Co-pilot: Leland Baker, Ball turret gunner: Bill Latta[died of wounds in hospital] (3 Killed in...

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19 October 2015 20:06:52 mmc14 Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
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