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George W Robinson

Military

Shot down 13 June 1943 in B-17 #4229949 'Sick Call. ' Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 94th Bomb Group

    94th Bomb Group

    Group
    Activated 15 June 1942 at MacDill Field, Florida. Initial organization and training at Pendleton Field, Oregon on 29 June 1942. Primary flight training at Davis-Monthan Field in Arizona from 28 Aug. 42 to 31 Oct. 42; then at Biggs Field, El Paso, Texas...

  • 332nd Bomb Squadron

    332nd Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Part of 94th Bomb Group.

Aircraft

  • 42-29949 Sick Call

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 17/3/43; Casper 31/3/43; Smoky Hill 10/4/43; Dow Fd 30/4/43; Assigned 332BS/94BG [XM- ] Earls Colne 3/6/43; Missing in Action Kiel 13/6/43 with Bob Tower, Co-pilot: Percival Knott, Navigator: Irvin Cohen, Bombardier: Ken Selway,...

Missions

  • VIII Bomber Command 63

    13 June 1943
    German naval facilities and port areas at Bremen, Germany and Kiel, Germany are the primary targets for this mission. A formation of 151 B-17s despatched from: 91BG (21); 92BG (17); 303BG (27); 305BG (24); 306BG (28); 351BG (21); and 379BG (13) are to...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
30 June 2020 02:24:17 jmchristel Changes to unit associations
Sources

added 8th Air Force to connections

Date Contributor Update
30 June 2020 02:23:37 jmchristel Changes to awards
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Shot down and captured, 19430613

Date Contributor Update
30 June 2020 02:22:48 jmchristel Changes to role, awards and mission associations
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NARA USAF Award Cards

Date Contributor Update
04 April 2020 19:37:57 jmchristel Changes to aircraft associations
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American Air Museum

Date Contributor Update
04 April 2020 19:37:22 jmchristel Changes to service number and highest rank
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Ancestry.com, findagrave.com

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:11:18 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Roll of Honor

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