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Leslie H Schweinebraten

Military

Shot down 24 May 1944 in B-17 #42-97787. Plane crashed into North Sea. Killed in Action (KIA). Missing Air Crew Report #5173

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People

  • Austin Mack

    Military | Lieutenant | Bombardier | 303rd Bomb Group
    Shot down 24 May 1944 in B-17 #42-97787. Plane crashed into North Sea. Killed in Action (KIA). Missing Air Crew Report #5173 ...

  • James Taylor

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 303rd Bomb Group
    2LT James B. Taylor, 1091, Pilot, was assigned to the 384th Bomb Group, 547th Bomb Squadron on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #160 dated 5 December 1943 as crew pilot. HE did not fly any combat missions with the 384th bomb Group. ...

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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...

  • 358th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-97787

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 26/2/44; Hunter 15/3/44; Grenier 7/4/44; Assigned 358BS/303BG [VK-M] Molesworth 22/4/44; Missing in Action Berlin 24/5/44 with Joe Worthley, Co-pilot: Alf Clumpner, Navigator: Carroll Binder{body discovered and buried 21/4/50},...

Associated Place

  • Molesworth

    Military site : airfield
    Molesworth was one of the early stations used by the Eighth Air Force in the UK, first occupied by the 15th Bomb Squadron’s Douglas Bostons in June 1942. Built in 1940 and extended and improved in 1942, Molesworth is most associated with the 303rd...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Meadows Land, Pennsylvania, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 24 May 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 July 2018 18:55:22 bombercommand Changes to biography and person associations
Sources

Missing Air Crew Report #5173

Date Contributor Update
02 July 2018 18:52:53 bombercommand Changes to service number
Sources

Missing Air Crew Report #5173

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:18:43 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 5173 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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