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James H Alexander

Military

Alexander, J. H Crew

Service

People

  • John Lane

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 381st Bomb Group
    Radio operator, Ballinger Crew. Original member of the Alexander crew. 381st BG, 533rd BS, 8th AF. Shot down 4 July 1943 in B-17 #42-29928. Mission #7 to the Gnome-Rhone engine factory in Le Mans, France. MACR 161. Wounded by 20mm shell in the right...

  • Paul Tull

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 381st Bomb Group
    Bombardier, J. H. Alexander Crew. 381st BG, 533rd BS, 8th AF. KIS 23 June 1943 when bombs loaded into B17 #42-30024 "Caroline" exploded. 23 members of the 533rd BS were killed. Lt Tull was in B-17 #42-29992 "Connie" checking his instruments when he was...

Units served with

  • 381st Bomb Group

    381st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 381st Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Ridgewell, Essex between June 1943 and April 1945. The Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit Citations, the first for bombing shipyards at Bremen, whilst under heavy attack, on 8 October 1943 and...

  • 533rd Bomb Squadron

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:14:25 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / www.381st.org/UnitHistory/Data/Roster.aspx

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