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Donald N Tuttle Jr

Military

Member of Adelman crew. Killed in Action.

Service

Units served with

  • 490th Bomb Group

    490th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 490th Bomb Group, like the 486th and 487th Bomb Groups transitioned from flying B-24 Liberators to B-17 Flying Fortresses, which were used in combat missions from late August 1944. Based at Eye, Suffolk, the Group were focused in the early months...

  • 849th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 43-38050

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 20/6/44; Hunter 13/7/44; Dow Fd 23/7/44; Assigned 849BS/490BG Eye 26/7/44; during assembly for Frankfurt 5/1/45, with Harry Adelman, Co-pilot: Chas Elder, Navigator: Art Saye, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Virgil Walton, instr...

Associated Place

  • Eye

    Military site : airfield
    Eye air base was not a Class A base but was constructed to a less demanding standard by the 827th and 859th Battalions of U.S. Army Engineers in 1943 and was finished in early 1944. Unusually, a group of its hardstandings were on the other side of the...

Events

Event Location Date
Died 5 January 1945
Buried

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
28 January 2019 12:59:37 Lucy May Changes to biography, events and place associations
Sources

Combat Chronology / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia
https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56295104/donald-n-tuttle

Date Contributor Update
24 November 2015 11:51:29 Emily Changes to events
Sources

http://108.178.29.130/node/543262#.VlRPHL9c-3A

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:07:39 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

490th Bomb Group Unit Personnel / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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