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Johnny L Fisher (tail gunner) - WWII - Staff Seargent - 34th Bomb Group H - 8th Army Air Force - 22 missions successfully flown



  • 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. ...

  • 34th Bomb Group

    34th Bomb Group

    After forming part of the American defence force, first on America's east coast and then on its west, the Group was assigned to the Eighth Air Force in April 1944 and entered combat in May 1944. The Group helped with the preparation for the Normandy...

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  • Steve Bialas

    Military | Sergeant | Waist Gunner
    Assigned to 18BS, 34BG, 8AF USAAF. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Thomas Buchanan


  • Courtney Daniels


  • Johnny Fisher

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner
    My Dad served in the 8th Army Air Corp, 34th Bomb Group H during WWII from 42-45 & was stationed in Mendlesham England during his time of service. He flew 22 missions on a B-17 #43-37637 & was a Tail Gunner with crew members Courtney R Daniels (pilot)...

  • William Jennings


  • Richard Kashishian

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Flight engineer/Top turret gunner
    Richard Kashishian served as a flight engineer/top turret gunner with the 34th Bomb Group, flying bombing missions out of Mendlesham, England. ...


  • 43-37637 Daniels

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 6/5/44; Hunter 21/5/44; Grenier 6/6/44; Assigned 332BS/94BG [XM-U] Rougham (Azon controlling mothership) 7/6/44; battle damaged Nurnberg 21/2/45 with ?; force landed continent, Sal; transferred 34BG Mendlesham 9/6/45; Returned to the...



  • Mendlesham

    Military site : airfield
    Built in 1942-1943, Mendlesham's first flying unit was the RAF's No. 310 Squadron - a Czechoslovakian unit. The airfield then became home to the USAAF 34th Bomb Group. This unit flew missions from Mendlesham in B-24s and B-17s.


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19 September 2020 19:40:25 34thBombGroupH B-17Tailgunner41-45 Changes to collection, unit associations, person associations, place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations

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