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Grave of TSgt John W. McFarland in the American Cemetery at Colleville-sur-Mer, France.

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People

  • John McFarland

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner
    Shot down 17 May 1943 in B-17 #425219. Killed in Action (KIA).

Aircraft

  • 42-5219

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 14/10/42; Presque Is 26/11/42; West Palm Beach 15/1/43; Assigned 385BG Gt Ashfield 24/1/43; transferred 366BS/305BG Chelveston 2/43; then 364BS [WF-K]; ...

Missions

  • VIII Bomber Command 58

    17 May 1943
    VIII Bomber Command launches another operation against German U-Boat facilities with three elements. The first element is a formation of 100 B-17s despatched from: 91BG (24); 92BG (10); 303BG (21); 305BG (21) and 306BG (24) to attack the German U-Boat...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 March 2018 09:49:35 Lucy May Changes to person associations
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Added connection to John W. McFarland's record.

Date Contributor Update
28 October 2016 17:01:29 Despitz Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
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Photographed 5/24/2009 by Doug Spitznagel

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