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Charles Bernard Shuff

Military

Service

People

  • Robert Birney

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator, Commanding Officer | 384th Bomb Group
    Bob Birney was assigned to the 547th Bomb Squadron on 5 February 1945 and completed 26 missions between 19 February 1945 and 20 April 1945.

  • Erwin Harrison

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 384th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 547BS, 384BG, 8AF USAAF. Chas Shuff crew. 22 x combat missions. ETD Awards: AM (2OLC), GC, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Bernard Henricks

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Flight engineer / Top turret | 384th Bomb Group
    Assigned 547BS, 384BG, 8AF USAAF. Chas Shuff crew. 23 x combat missions. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • George Lesko

    Military | Sergeant | Waist gunner | 384th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 547BS, 384BG, 8AF USAAF. Chas Shuff crew. 19 x combat missions. Severely wounded by flak on 22-Mar-45 returning from a mission to Westerholt, Germany in B-17 43-38630. Despite the pilot electing to land in Belgium to get assistance for...

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Units served with

  • 384th Bomb Group

    384th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 384th Bomb Group flew B-17s from Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire, between May 1943 and June 1945. They were engaged in daylight bombing missions over Germany as part of the Allies' efforts to destroy the effectiveness of the Luftwaffe by...

  • 547th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-38013 "NEVADA AVENGER"

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 26/11/43; New Castle 10/12/43; Presque Is 15/12/43; Assigned 547BS/384BG [SO-C] Grafton Underwood 21/1/44; sal battle damaged 27/4/44. NEVADA AVENGER. ...

  • 43-38630

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 27/8/44; Hunter 17/9/44; Grenier 27/8/44; Assigned 547BS/384BG [SO-G] Grafton Underwood 7/10/44; Salvaged 13/6/45.(22/3/45?)

Missions

Associated Place

  • Grafton Underwood

    Military site : airfield
    Grafton Underwood was built in 1941 by George Wimpey and Co. Ltd. It was the first airfield in England to receive an Eighth Air Force flying unit, when in May 1942 personnel of the 15th Bomb Squadron took up residence. As a satellite airfield for...

Events

Event Location Date
Died September 2014

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
25 November 2018 17:02:24 bombercommand Changes to events
Sources

https://384thbombgroup.com/_content/_pages/person.php?PersonKey=4496

Date Contributor Update
15 January 2015 23:54:57 bombercommand Changes to middlename, service number, role, place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
Sources

384thbombgroup.com

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:05:28 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / http://384thbombgroup.com/_content/_pages/PersonnelSearch.php?LastName=s...

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