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Joseph L Slight

Military

Killed in Action (KIA) Crashed at Bitburg in B-17 #42102432

Service

Units served with

  • 303rd Bomb Group

    303rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 303rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated on 3-Feb-1942 at Pendleton Field, Oregon. They assembled at Gowen Field, Idaho on 11-February 1942 where it conducted flight training until 12-Jun-1942. The Group then moved to Alamogordo Field, New...

  • 427th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-102432 Tiny Angel

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 5/3/44; Kearney 22/3/44; Presque Is 4/4/44; Assigned 427BS/303BG [GN-U] Molesworth 12/4/44; Missing in Action Handorf, Ger 15/8/44 with Harry Cook, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Joe Slight (shot in air), Waist gunner: Jesse...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Long Beach, California, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 15 August 1944
Died 15 August 1944
RMC Germany

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:17:26 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 8438 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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