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8th Air Force, 93rd Bombardment Group, 93rd Squadron AAF serial number 42-40938 "Bathtub Bessie"



  • Edward Miller

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Born October 1920. Raised in Rochester, New York, USA. Enlisting in September 1942, Second Lieut. Miller was captured by enemy forces near Gouzon (Gonzeville ?), France, September 15, 1943, following the crash of aircraft 42-40938. Served as POW...


  • 42-40938 D-Cup / Bathtub Bessie

    B-24 Liberator
    B-24D 42-40938 was shot down over Doudeville, France with the William Loveday crew on the 15 September 1943 mission to the Romilly-sur-Seine Air Depot near Paris. Crashed 1km South of Doudeville, 15km NE of Yvetot, Seine Maritime, France. 4 KIA : Pilot...


Date Contributor Update
22 September 2018 19:54:09 BrianWright Created entry with caption

Great nephew of Edward Miller, completing genealogical research with supporting documentation of entered information.