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Peder' Parade, 96th bomb group, 338th squadron

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  • William Greenhaw

    Military | Sergeant | Armorer Gunner, Gunner
    I (daughter) have my father's mission diary for 27 missions. He was an artist and painted bomber jackets. He earned enough money painting jackets for the down payment on his first home after the war. He was waist gunner in 'Peder's Parade', pilot...

  • Peder Larsen

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot
    Flew 30 missions without loss to any of his crew. Larsen practiced flying during ground school the hard way -- amid dense contrails, sudden snow stors, severe icing conditions and incredible fog, "another day of poor visibility, but had to fly. . .

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  • 43-38777 Peder's Parade

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 20/9/44; Grenier 6/10/44; Assigned 482BG Alconbury 11/10/44; transferred 338BS/96BG [BX-W] Snetterton 12/10/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 1/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 3/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold...

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Date Contributor Update
24 October 2015 23:06:54 Kim Greenhaw Bates Created entry with collection and caption
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