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Leroy A Funk

Military

Shot down 17 August 1943 in B-17 42-30176 'Assassin. ' Evaded.

Service

Units served with

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

  • 335th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-30176 'Assassin'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne, WY 22/4/43; Smoky Hill, KS 28/4/43; Walla Walla, WA 7/5/43; Smoky Hill 25/5/43; Presque Island 6/6/43; Assigned 336BS/95BG [ET-P] Framlingham 5/6/43; 335BS [OE-P] Horham 15/6/43; 12m, Missing in Action Regensburg 17/8/43 with John...

Events

Event Location Date
Born
Evaded Belgium 17 August 1943

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 October 2016 16:21:40 general ira snapsorter Changes to biography and unit associations
Sources

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from:
- the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia ;
- MACR 401

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:18:40 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 401 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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