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IWM catalogue record

This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

Roy H. Mohr and his bomber crew of the 388th Bomb Group with their B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-30203). Handwritten caption on reverse: '230203 560BS SD6/9/43. Roy H. Mohr crew.'

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Units

  • 388th Bomb Group

    388th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 388th Bomb Group flew strategic bombing mission from Knettishall, Suffolk from June 1943 to the end of the war. During this time, though, detachments were sent to Fersfield, Norfolk to conduct Aphrodite missions. In these Aphrodite missions veteran...

People

  • Roy Mohr

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Shot down 6 September 1943 in B-17 #4230203 'Shack-Up. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

Aircraft

  • 42-30203 Shack Up

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 29/4/43; Gore 9/5/43; Sioux City 10/5/43; Smoky Hill 10/6/43; Dow Fd 23/6/43; Assigned 560BS/388BG Knettishall 17/6/43; Missing in Action Stuttgart 6/9/43 with Roy H. Mohr, Co-pilot: Elmer F. Schulz, Flight engineer/top turret gunner...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:27:32 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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