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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

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
Sources

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
Sources

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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