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Joe M Smith

Military

Shot down 22 December 1943 in B-24 #427611. KIA. "Silver Dollar" was last seen near Osnabruck when it was flying above heavy overcast. It was lost after being hit by friendly fire. No parachutes were seen. 42-7611

Service

Units served with

  • 446th Bomb Group

    446th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 446th Bomb Group, who came to be known as "the Bungay Buckaroos" after the name of their Suffolk base, flew B-24 Liberators on strategic, support and interdictory missions over Europe. The Group led the Eighth Air Force and 2nd Bomb Division on the...

  • 704th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Events

Event Location Date
Born
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 22 December 1943
Died 22 December 1943

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:15:21 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 2009 / MACR 2009; The History of the 446th Bomb Group, pg 37 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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