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Charles O Starcher

Military

MIA January 15, 1943 -- pictured at far right of crew photo

Service

Units served with

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1-March-1942 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15-May-1942 the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida to continue advanced flight training and also to fly anti-submarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico; they...

  • 409th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 41-23724 'Flying Cock' 'Doodlebug'

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24D Liberator #41-23724 "Doodlebug" from the 512th BS, 376th BG, 9th AF. Originally assigned to 409th BS, 93rd BG, 8th AF she was badly damaged in a crash landing due to battle damage on Jan 15, 43. They repaired her and transferred her to the 512th...

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Date Contributor Update
30 May 2017 00:05:04 AlanStarcher Changes to biography
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Date Contributor Update
30 May 2017 00:04:08 AlanStarcher Changes to middlename, service number, highest rank, biography and awards
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Date Contributor Update
29 May 2017 23:58:04 AlanStarcher Changes to surname, highest rank and role
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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:05:23 AAM AAM ingest
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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / roster

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