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Richard Rolland Windmueller

Military

Service

People

  • Bruce Binger

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 398th Bomb Group

  • Robert Houston

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Gunner | 398th Bomb Group
    Distinguished Flying Cross (31 August 1944); air medal 31 Aug 1944

  • Asahel Kellogg

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 398th Bomb Group

  • Manuel Rodriquez

    Military | Sergeant | Gunner | 398th Bomb Group

  • Arthur Rose

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator | 398th Bomb Group
    Oak Leaf Cluster

  • James Sillin

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 398th Bomb Group

  • Donald Smith

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 398th Bomb Group

  • Leo Terrion

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Engineer | 398th Bomb Group

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Units served with

  • 398th Bomb Group

    398th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 398th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Nuthampstead, Hertfordshire on strategic bombing raids over Germany. The Group switched focus in the days before D-Day, when they targeted enemy positions on the Cherbourg peninsula. When the Allies...

  • 601st Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-102516 Bronx Bomber I

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 10/3/44; Kearney 6/4/44; Dow Fd 14/4/44; ...

  • 42-102565 The Ugly Duckling

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 15/3/44; Kearney 31/3/44; Dow Fd 8/4/44; Assigned 601BS/398BG [3O-M/H] Nuthampstead 27/4/44. ...

  • 42-102596 Doodit

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 17/3/44; Kearney 1/4/44; Grenier 14/4/44; Assigned 601BS/398BG [3O-N] Nuthampstead 28/4/44; after mission 23/2/45 with Green was AOC 23/2/45; re-ass from 2 SAD Abbotts Ripton 4/4/45; RAF Valley 1/6/45; Returned to the USA Bradley 4/6...

  • 42-102607 Lodian

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 18/3/44; Kearney 2/4/44; Grenier 4/4/44; Assigned 601BS/398BG [3O-F] Nuthampstead 20/4/44; (40m) Missing in Action Magdeburg 28/9/44 with Russell Conrow, Co-pilot: John McCann, Navigator: Jim Stephens, Bombardier: Herb Faber, Flight...

  • 42-107098

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 18/2/44; Rapid City 2/3/44; Dow Fd 9/4/44; Assigned 601BG/398BG [3O-Y] Nuthampstead 24/4/44; (22m) Missing in Action Peenemunde 4/8/44 with Nigel Carter, co-pilot: ...

  • 42-107186

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 16/3/44; Gr Island 29/3/44; Grenier 6/4/44; Assigned 603BS/398BG [N7-L] Nuthampstead 27/4/44; (28m) Missing in Action Peenemunde 4/8/44 with pilot John McArthur, Co-pilot: Harvey Boyd, Navigator: Ernest Engeman, Bombardier: Murray...

  • 42-107190

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 18/3/44; Kearney 4/4/44; Grenier 7/4/44; Assigned 601BS/398BG [3O-L] Nuthampstead; 600BS [N8-L]; Missing in Action mission with Womeldorf 14/2/45, AOC 16/2/45; re-ass from 5 SAD Merville, Fr, 5/3/45; RAF Valley 1/6/45; Returned to the...

  • 42-107205 The Ruptured Duck

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 20/3/44; Kearney 2/4/44; Grenier 6/4/44; Assigned 602BS/398BG [K8-F] Nuthampstead 9/4/44; 600BS [N8-F]. ...

  • 42-97338 UGLY DUCKLING / THE TARHEEL LEMON

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 19/2/44; Hunter 9/3/44; Grenier 7/4/44; Assigned 601BS/398BG [30-C] Nuthampstead 24/4/44; 600BS [N8-C]; battle damaged 8/1/45 with Marchner; force landed Abbeville, Fr., Salvaged at 5 SAD Merville, Fr, 12/3/45. UGLY DUCKLING.

  • 42-97385 Shady Lady

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 24/2/44; Sheridan 12/3/44; Grenier 14/4/44; Assigned 601BS/398BG [3O-X] Nuthampstead 4/5/44; (49m) Missing in Action Ludwigshafen 8/9/44 with Warren Wade, Ball turret gunner: Wilbert Burns,Tail gunner: Gene Gamba (3KIA, shot in an...

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Associated Place

  • Nuthampstead

    Military site : airfield
    Built during 1942-43, Nuthampstead was the nearest Eighth Air Force heavy bomber base to London. It had three concrete runways, 50 loop hardstandings and two dispersed T2 hangars. It was first occupied from September 1943 to April 1944 by the 55th...

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 December 2015 00:54:45 Rollywind Changes to aircraft associations
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Date Contributor Update
05 December 2015 00:40:41 Rollywind Changes to aircraft associations
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05 December 2015 00:28:17 Rollywind Changes to aircraft associations
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04 December 2015 23:47:07 Rollywind Changes to person associations
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Date Contributor Update
04 December 2015 23:33:53 Rollywind Changes to aircraft associations
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Date Contributor Update
04 December 2015 23:32:38 Rollywind Changes to person associations, place associations and aircraft associations
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Date Contributor Update
04 December 2015 23:30:08 Rollywind Changes to middlename, nickname, service number and awards
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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:22:45 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

398th History, Vol 1 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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