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Mission 71 report, a/c 42-29809



  • 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    Constituted as 306th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 28 Jan 1942. Activated on 1 Mar 1942. Trained for combat with B-17's. Moved to England, Aug-Sep 1942, and assigned to Eighth AF Eighth Air Force in September 1942 Station 111 Thurleigh. During combat,...

  • 368th Bomb Squadron


  • Neil Brennan

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Air Gunner, Togglier/Bombardier
    Shot down 26 November 1943 in B-17 #42-30832, Prisoner of War (POW). He was a POW from 26 Nov 1943 to 04 May 1945 at Stalag 17B, Krems, Austria. Prisoner of War (POW) no. 100388. POW


  • 42-29809 Queen Jeanie / Damn Yankee II

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 22/2/43; Gore 9/3/43; Presque Is 8/4/43; Stephenville, Nfd 12/4/43; Assigned 368BS/306BG [BO-T] Thurleigh 20/4/43; then 423BS [RD-B]; transferred 545BS/384BG [JD-X] Grafton Underwood 4/9/43; 2 SAD Lt Staughton 12/12/43; Returned to...


  • VIII Bomber Command 71

    4 July 1943
    The aircraft factories at Le Mans and Nantes, France and the lock gates and harbour facilities at La Pallice, France are the primary targets for this mission. The mission is comprised of three elements: ...


Date Contributor Update
20 August 2017 17:13:25 ThomBear Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations, aircraft associations and mission associations

360th BG Historical Association