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Homer J Amacker

Military

Shot down 30 July 1943 in B-17 #42-30183 'Dry Run II. ' Returned to base.

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People

  • Andrew Miracle

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 96th Bomb Group
    Shot down 30 July 1943 in B-17 #42-30183 'Dry Run II. ' returning from Kassell raid. Rescued by ASR. Returned to base.

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Units served with

Aircraft

  • 42-30183 The Miracle Tribe, Dry Run II

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 28/4/43; Tinker 15/5/43; Lincoln 22/5/43; Dow Fd 24/5/43; Assigned 338BS/96BG [BX- ] Andrews Fd 27/5/43; Snetterton 12/6/43; Missing in Action Kassel 30/7/43 with Capt Andy Miracle, Co-pilot: Jim Harris, Navigator: not carried,...

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...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
26 December 2019 03:29:25 jmoore43 Changes to place associations
Sources

Added a connection to the airbase Snetterton Heath.

Date Contributor Update
26 December 2019 02:09:16 jmoore43 Changes to biography and aircraft associations
Sources

Added a connection to A/C 42-30183 mentioned in the "Summary biography". Also fiixed a typo in the "Summary biography".

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:13:07 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Roll of Honor; Snetterton Falcons, pg 25 and 44

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