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R E Hill

Military

WIA 6 Sept 1943 as was copilot Mayfield. Pilot Krueger was Killed in Action (KIA) from a fighter attack. B17 42-3395

Service

People

  • Louis Krueger

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 388th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) in fighter attack in B-17 42-3395.

  • John Mayfield

    Military | Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 388th Bomb Group
    6 Sept 1943 WIA and pilot Krueger was Killed in Action (KIA) from a fighter attack. in 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; ...

Missions

  • VIII Bomber Command 91

    6 September 1943
    This mission was planned as massive attack of 338 B-17s on the industrial areas of Stuttgart, Germany and would be supported by a formation of 69 B-24s flying a diversion. This would be the first action from the UK for the B-24 Groups that had recently...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
24 September 2018 11:47:21 Emily Changes to highest rank and biography
Sources

Combined information from duplicate record

Date Contributor Update
23 September 2018 09:24:26 ED-BB Changes to person associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
Sources

Search on names allowed links between Mayfield, Krueger and the correct Hill...

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:21:38 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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