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Robert Bederman

Military

Shot down on his second mission, 25 July 1943 in B-17 #42-3024 'Royal Flush'
POW
POW Camp: Stalag 7A Moosburg Bavaria 48-12 (Work Camps 3324-46 Krumbachstrasse 48011, Work Camp 3368 Munich
Assigned to the 384th Bomb Group, 544th Bomb Squadron on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #42 dated 4 July 1943, P J Ward Crew.

Service

People

  • Frank Chiafari

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator Gunner | 384th Bomb Group
    Shot down 25 July 1943 in B-17 #42-3024 'Royal Flush'. Listed as KIA on MACR 16117.

  • George Janicek

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 384th Bomb Group
    Shot down 25 July 1943 in B-17 #42-3024 'Royal Flush'. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Bert Landrum

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 384th Bomb Group
    Shot down 25 July 1943 in B-17 #42-3024 'Royal Flush'. ...

  • Walter Mondo

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Copilot | 384th Bomb Group
    Shot down on his second mission, 25 July 1943 in B-17 #42-3204. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR# 16117 Asigned to the 384th Bomb Group, 544th Bomb Squadron on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #42 dated 4 July 1943, P J Ward Crew.

  • P Ward

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 384th Bomb Group
    Shot down on his second mission, 25 July 1943 in B-17 #42-3024 'Royal Flush'. MACR# 16117 Prisoner of War. POW Camp: Stalag Luft 3 Sagan-Silesia (Moved to Nuremberg-Langwasser)

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Units served with

  • 384th Bomb Group

    384th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 384th Bomb Group flew B-17s from Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire, between May 1943 and June 1945. They were engaged in daylight bombing missions over Germany as part of the Allies' efforts to destroy the effectiveness of the Luftwaffe by...

  • 544th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-3024 ROYAL FLUSH

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned to the 544th Bombardment Squadron, squadron code SU-K, 384th Bombardment Group, Morrison Army Air Field, Florida on 13 March 1943, Moved to Grafton Underwood, Station 106, UK on 25 May 1943 and subsequently transferred to the 546th Bombardment...

Missions

  • VIII Bomber Command 76

    25 July 1943
    This mission was composed of three elements. The primary targets were the diesel engine works at Hamburg, Germany; the shipyards at Kiel, Germany and the aircraft industries at Warnemude, Germany, but weather frustrated the effort. The first element...

Associated Place

  • Grafton Underwood

    Military site : airfield
    Grafton Underwood was built in 1941 by George Wimpey and Co. Ltd. It was the first airfield in England to receive an Eighth Air Force flying unit, when in May 1942 personnel of the 15th Bomb Squadron took up residence. As a satellite airfield for...

Events

Event Location Date
POW Hamburg, Germany 25 July 1943

Shot Down

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
25 January 2015 02:35:10 bombercommand Changes to firstname, service number, biography, events, person associations, place associations, aircraft associations, mission associations and media associations
Sources

384thbombgroup.com

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:21:35 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Roll of Honor

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