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2nd Lt. John V Lilly

Connections

Units

  • 333rd Bomb Group
  • 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...

People

  • John Lilly

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Shot down 27 September 1943 in B-17 #4230454 'Reluctant Dragon. ' Prisoner of War (POW).

  • Wendell Morris

    Military | Flight Officer | Co-Pilot
    Shot down 27 September 1943 in B-17 #4230454 'Reluctant Dragon. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • John White

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier
    Shot down 27 September 1943 in B-17 #4230454 'Reluctant Dragon. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

Missions

  • VIII Bomber Command 84

    17 August 1943
    The mission flown on 17-Aug-43, the 1st anniversary of the 1st mission flown by the 8th Air Force, is probably the most written about mission of the war. This is the famous Schweinfurt/Regensburg mission on which 60 B-17s are lost. It has been dubbed ...

Locations

  • Bury St Edmunds

    Military site : airfield
    The airfield was purpose-built for American bomb groups and as such had a 2,000 yard main runway that lain in concrete with a tarred and wood-chipped surface. The scale of bases such as this meant that very often the technical, administrative and...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
23 April 2017 04:46:22 dlilly Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
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David V Lilly 4-22-2017

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