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Clarence C Hall

Military

Mentioned on page 199 in the book "Flying Fortress" by Edward Jablonski.

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People

  • Robert Rosenthal

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot, Commanding Officer | 100th Bomb Group
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Units served with

  • 100th Bomb Group

    100th Bomb Group

    Group
    "The Bloody Hundredth", so-called because of a reputation for losing a high number aircraft and crews, flew B-17s from Thorpe Abbotts, Norfolk. Their losses were not the highest of any Eighth Air Force Group but on several occasions the Group lost many...

  • 418th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-31504 "ROSIE'S RIVETERS"

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 13/11/43; Kearney 28/11/43; Romulus 5/12/43; Presque Is 8/12/43; Assigned 350BS/100BG (LN-Q) Thorpe Abbotts 16/12/43; transferred 418BS [LD-E]; Missing in Action Brux 12/5/44 with Alex Kinder, Co-pilot: Theo Schmuck, Navigator: Dale...

Associated Place

  • Thorpe Abbotts

    Military site : airfield
    Home of the 'Bloody Hundredth’, a Bomb Group with a reputation for high casualty rates, Thorpe Abbotts was under USAAF control from June 1943 to the end of the war. Some of the airfield survives today, and the control tower houses the 100th Bomb Group...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 August 2020 18:29:55 jmoore43 Changes to unit associations and place associations
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Changed the Bomb Squadron connection from the 350th BS to the 418th BS per info about the Robert Rosenthal crew at the 100th BG website. Added a connection to "Thorpe Abbotts" as the AFB for the 100th BG.
Source: https://100thbg.com/index.php?option=com_bombgrp&view=personnel&id=4475&...

Date Contributor Update
07 August 2020 18:20:36 jmoore43 Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, highest rank, role, biography, person associations, unit associations and aircraft associations
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Added this person per info in the book "Flying Fortress" by Edward Jablonski (page 199).

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