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Paul "Nick" Carter of the 545th Bomb Squadron, 384th Bomb Group.

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Units

  • 384th Bomb Group

    384th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 384th Bomb Group flew B-17s from Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire, between May 1943 and June 1945. They were engaged in daylight bombing missions over Germany as part of the Allies' efforts to destroy the effectiveness of the Luftwaffe by...

  • 545th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Joseph Barrett

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner
    Assigned to the 384th BG 545th BS on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #48 dated 13 July 1943, Drewry Fry Wofford Crew. 3 combat missions. ...

  • Paul Carter

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Waist Gunner
    Assigned to the 384th BG 545th BS on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #48 dated 13 July 1943, D Wofford Crew. ...

  • John Dvorshak

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Engineer/Top Turret Gunner
    Assigned to the 384th BG 545th BS on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #48 dated 13 July 1943, D Wofford Crew. 3 combat missions. Shot down 17 August 1943 in B-17 42-3230 'Mary Kathleen'. Prisoner of War. MACR 293

  • George Kyriakopoulos

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier
    Assigned to the 384th BG 545th BS on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #48 dated 13 July 1943, D Wofford Crew (as KYRIAKOPOULOUS). 3 combat missions. ...

  • Malcolm MacDonald

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Assigned to the 384th BG 545th BS on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #48 dated 13 July 1943, Drewry Fry Wofford Crew. 3 combat missions. ...

  • Robert Pelton

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-pilot
    Assigned to the 384th BG 545th BS on AAF Station 106 Special Orders #48 dated 13 July 1943, D Wofford Crew. 3 combat missions. ...

Aircraft

  • 42-3230 Yankee Powerhouse / Mary Kathleen

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 3/4/43; Dow Fd 23/5/43; Assigned 545BS/384BG [JD-U] Grafton Underwood 29/5/43; Missing in Action Schweinfurt 17/8/43 with Drewry Wofford, Co-pilot: Bob Palton, Navigator: Malcolm McDonald, Bombardier: George Kyriakopoulous, Flight...

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

  • Grafton Underwood

    Military site : airfield
    Grafton Underwood was built in 1941 by George Wimpey and Co. Ltd. It was the first airfield in England to receive an Eighth Air Force flying unit, when in May 1942 personnel of the 15th Bomb Squadron took up residence. As a satellite airfield for...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 February 2015 00:46:35 bombercommand Changes to person associations, place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
Sources

384thbombgroup.com

Date Contributor Update
06 November 2014 09:15:28 Memory Book Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations
Sources

Via American Air Museum Memory Book correspondence.

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