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John H Paulussen

Military

Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed at Wiehe on 10/7/44 in B-17 'Georgias Peaches' #4338208

Service

Units served with

  • 94th Bomb Group

    94th Bomb Group

    Group
    Activated 15 June 1942 at MacDill Field, Florida. Initial organization and training at Pendleton Field, Oregon on 29 June 1942. Primary flight training at Davis-Monthan Field in Arizona from 28 Aug. 42 to 31 Oct. 42; then at Biggs Field, El Paso, Texas...

  • 333rd Bomb Squadron

    333rd Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Part of 94th Bomb Group.

Aircraft

  • 43-38208

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 7/7/44; Kearney 18/7/44; Grenier 4/8/44; Assigned 333BS/94BG Rougham 5/8/44; Missing in Action Merseburg 7/10/44 with George Davies, Pete Matturo, Whitman Singletary, Fred Menefree, Mark Cordell, Henry Cawood, Lt Jack Lancaster tg (7...

Associated Place

  • Bury St Edmunds

    Military site : airfield
    The airfield was purpose-built for American bomb groups and as such had a 2,000 yard main runway that lain in concrete with a tarred and wood-chipped surface. The scale of bases such as this meant that very often the technical, administrative and...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Detroit, Michigan, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 7 October 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:16:11 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 9553 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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