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John Douglas Mayfield

Military

6 Sept 1943 WIA and pilot Krueger was Killed in Action (KIA) from a fighter attack. in B17 42-3395

Service

People

  • R Hill

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 388th Bomb Group
    WIA 6 Sept 1943 as was copilot Mayfield. Pilot Krueger was Killed in Action (KIA) from a fighter attack. B17 42-3395

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Units served with

  • 388th Bomb Group

    388th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 388th Bomb Group flew strategic bombing mission from Knettishall, Suffolk from June 1943 to the end of the war. During this time, though, detachments were sent to Fersfield, Norfolk to conduct Aphrodite missions. In these Aphrodite missions veteran...

  • 561st Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-3395 Passionate Witch II

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 1/6/43; Dow Fd 15/7/43; Assigned 561BS/388BG Knettishall 17/7/43; ...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Michigan 23 September 1921
Died 6 December 1963

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 September 2018 11:45:51 Emily Changes to highest rank, biography and aircraft associations
Sources

Combined information from duplicate record

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:15:52 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / www.388bg.info/Personnel.html

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