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Karl H Brauer


Crew completed 25 missions by 19 August 1943



  • Frank Spitznagel

    Military | Major | Pilot | 305th Bomb Group Can Do
    Born November 5, 1919 in Buffalo, NY. ...

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  • 305th Bomb Group Can Do

    305th Bomb Group Can Do

    The 305th Bombardment Group (Heavy), nicknamed "Can Do" was activated 1-March-1942 at Salt Lake City Air Base, Utah which was their primary training base until 11-Jun-1942 when they relocated to Geiger Field, Washington until 29-Jun-1942, then on to...

  • 364th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-29633 SpitzFire

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 26/1/43; Salina 12/2/43; Assigned 364BS/305BG [WF-H/J/N/D] Chelveston 4/3/43. Completed missions as "Spitz Fire" under command of Lt. Frank R. Spitznagel Jr. until 8/19/43; transferred 381BG Ridgewell 11/9/43 1m; 526BS/379BG [LF-U]...

  • 42-5156 'Lallah V'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 4/10/42; Salina 19/1/43; Assigned 364BS/305BG [WF-D/B] Chelveston 1/2/43; transferred AFSC 5/4-9/5/43 and 29/7-12/10/43; 2 Base Air Depot, Lt Staughton 20/3/44; Returned to the USA 8/5/44; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for...


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:17:44 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / F. R. Spitznagel, Pilot