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"S/Sgt 'Fred' Meddough* of Milford, CT waist gunner of the Boeing B-17 'Hells Angels' of the 303rd Bomb Group relaxes after returning from his 28th mission over enemy territory on 15th June 1943 England."

*S/Sgt Allerton F 'Fred' Meddaugh



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    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner
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Date Contributor Update
06 March 2018 17:04:05 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations