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Jack P. Rowe

Military

From Irvington, Illinois.

Service

Units served with

  • 305th Bomb Group Can Do

    305th Bomb Group Can Do

    Group
    The 305th Bombardment Group (Heavy), nicknamed "Can Do" was activated 1-March-1942 at Salt Lake City Air Base, Utah which was their primary training base until 11-Jun-1942 when they relocated to Geiger Field, Washington until 29-Jun-1942, then on to...

  • 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    Group
    The 92nd Group sometime after arrivial in the UK converted to the role of in-theater combat crew indocrination and training. For this role, the Group traded its B-17F complement and obtained the B-17E, mostly from the 97th BG which was departing for...

  • 327th Bomb Squadron
  • 422nd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 43-37837 Stag Party

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 27/5/44; Kearney 6/6/44; Grenier 17/6/44; Assigned 422BS/305BG Chelveston 28/6/44; Missing in Action Magdeburg 1/1/45 with Robert Wadhams, George Ten Eyck, Jim Howe, Tom Wade, Joe Mead, Claude Hudson (6 Killed in Action); Arnold...

Associated Place

  • Chelveston

    Military site : airfield
    Chelveston was adapted and expanded in preparation for the arrival of American forces. Rather than heavy bombers, the first aircraft to fly from its runways were C-47 Skytrains that were flown by the 60th Troop Carrier Group in July 1942. The first...

  • Podington

    Military site : airfield
    Built originally to accommodate two RAF bomber squadrons, the first USAAF unit to occupy the base was the 15th Bomb Squadron in September 1942. Podington was then used as a satellite for nearby Chelveston. Work to lengthen the runways, although this...

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02 October 2020 21:17:56 ghichens Changes to media associations
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15 September 2020 17:17:35 ghichens Changes to media associations
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14 September 2020 16:55:53 ghichens Changes to unit associations
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14 September 2020 16:54:17 ghichens Changes to unit associations
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13 September 2020 17:53:36 ghichens Changes to place associations
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13 September 2020 17:47:25 ghichens Changes to place associations
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Date Contributor Update
12 September 2020 17:27:17 ghichens Changes to unit associations and place associations
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12 September 2020 17:12:56 ghichens Changes to biography
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12 September 2020 17:10:17 ghichens Changes to highest rank
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12 September 2020 17:08:46 ghichens Changes to middlename
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11 September 2020 22:01:17 ghichens Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, role, biography, unit associations and aircraft associations
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Greg Hichens

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