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Lt. Grey Carpenter Winchester, AAF

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Units

  • 401st Bomb Group

    401st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 401st Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deenethorpe, Northamptonshire, from November 1943 to June 1945. Starting their missions at that time meant the focus was very much on the coming invasion attempt of France planned for the following...

  • 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    Group
    The 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated at Harding Field, Louisiana on 15-April-1942 and went to MacDill Field, Florida for the first phase of training from 16-May-1942 to 25-June-1942. The Group was then assigned to 2nd Air Force at Walla...

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  • Grey Winchester

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Shot down 3 November 1943 in B-17 #42-37742. Plane crashed into North Sea. Killed in Action (KIA). ...

Missions

  • VIII Bomber Command 119

    3 November 1943
    October 1943 turned out to be the worst loss rate for 8th Air Force for the entire war. 2,145 B-17s and 303 B-24s had been dispatched on missions. 163 B-17s had been lost (lost rate 7.5991%) and 9 B-24s were lost (loss rate 2.9703%). These loss rates...

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Date Contributor Update
23 February 2017 16:11:34 StratasFan Changes to mission associations
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The Waynesville Mountaineer, 22 Nov 1944

Date Contributor Update
23 February 2017 16:10:25 StratasFan Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations
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