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Gordon N Spring

Military

Shot down 7 May 1944 in B-17 #423324 'Rikki Tikki Tavi. ' Killed in Action (KIA).

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Service

Units served with

Aircraft

  • 42-3324 "RIKKI TIKI TAVI"

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 8/5/43; Dow Fd 2/6/43; Assigned (F-9 photo-recon) 339BS/96BG [QJ-H] Andrews Fd 5/6/43 GEORGIA PEACH; Snetterton 12/6/43; Missing in Action Berlin 7/5/44 with Neil Behrens, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Carroll Taylor (2 Prisoner...

Associated Place

  • Snetterton Heath

    Military site : airfield
    Intended to be an RAF bomber base, construction of Snetterton Heath started in Autumn 1942 but continued until mid-1943, because it was extended after allocation as an Eighth Air Force bomber base. It had eventually three concrete runways, 50...

Events

Event Location Date
Born
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 7 May 1944
Died 7 May 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:11:38 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 4565 / MACR 4565; Snetterton Falcons, pg 133 & 145 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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