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Eugene R Harper

Military

Shot down 2 October 1943 in B-17 #4230421. Killed in Action (KIA).

Service

Units served with

  • 388th Bomb Group

    388th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 388th Bomb Group flew strategic bombing mission from Knettishall, Suffolk from June 1943 to the end of the war. During this time, though, detachments were sent to Fersfield, Norfolk to conduct Aphrodite missions. In these Aphrodite missions veteran...

  • 561st Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-30421

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 29/5/43; Kearney 14/6/43; Dow Fd 29/6/43; Assigned 561BS/388BG Knettishall 5/7/43; Missing in Action Emden 2/10/43 with Joe Felece, Co-pilot: Don Wilson, Navigator: Joe Sullivan, Bombardier: Joe Kendall, Flight engineer/top turret...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Barnard, Kansas, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 2 October 1943
Died 2 October 1943

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:09:26 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Combat Chronology, MACR 3135 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3135 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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