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William B Bradford


Killed in Action on 28 May 1944 attacking Paris Railroad bridge.

Plane was hit in the left engine on the bomb run. He pulled his plane into number 4 position of first flight then peeled off to right with engine smoking and left formation with wheels down appearing to be under control in a dive when last observed three parachutes were observed to come from the plane.

There was no reported observation of plane crashing.


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Event Location Date
Died Paris, France 28 May 1944


Date Contributor Update
25 November 2015 14:57:15 Emily Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, events and unit associations

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