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Vincent F Sundstrom

Military

Shot down 9 April 1944 in B-17 #42107076. Killed in Action (KIA).

DFC/ AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster

Service

People

  • Eugene Budzbanowski

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 388th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 563BS, 388BG, 8AF USAAF. 31 x combat missions. Failed to Return (FTR) Warnemunde in B-17 42-107076; Hit by flak, crashed into sea seven miles SE of Nykobing, near Boto, Denmark. 9-Apr-44 Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 3656 Awards: AM, PH.

  • Willis Eddy

    Military | Captain | Navigator/Squadron Navigator | 388th Bomb Group

  • Robert Grove

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator | 388th Bomb Group

  • Stephen Mitrick

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 388th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 563BS, 388BG, 8AF USAAF. Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

Units served with

  • 388th Bomb Group

    388th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 388th Bomb Group flew strategic bombing mission from Knettishall, Suffolk from June 1943 to the end of the war. During this time, though, detachments were sent to Fersfield, Norfolk to conduct Aphrodite missions. In these Aphrodite missions veteran...

  • 563rd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-107076

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 14/2/44; Presque Is 6/3/44; Assigned 563BS/388BG Knettishall 9/3/44; Missing in Action Warnemunde 9/4/44 with Vince Sundstrom, Co-pilot: John Vlymen, ng-S/Sgt Manuel Weintraub, Bombardier: Alex Bruce, Flight engineer/top turret gunner:...

Events

Event Location Date
Born North Berwick, Maine, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 9 April 1944
Died 9 April 1944
Buried

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:26:30 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

ABMC; MACR 3656 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3656 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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