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Richard J Brace

Military

Killed in Action (KIA). B-24H AC #42-50386. Shot down and crashed NE of Paris. MACR 6991. B-24H Carpetbagger, shot down by ME 110 south of Paris at 0200hrs. T/O from Harrington, site of crash Les Trois Mares, Oise. Final interrment in Epinal Cemetary, France.

Member of Kline crew

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People

  • Charles Kline

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 801st Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA). B-24H AC #42-50386. Shot down and crashed NE of Paris. MACR 6991. B-24H Carpetbagger, 42-50386, shot down by ME 110 south of Paris at 0200hrs. T/O from Harrington, site of crash Les Trois Mares, Oise. Final interrment in Epinal...

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Units served with

  • 490th Bomb Group

    490th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 490th Bomb Group, like the 486th and 487th Bomb Groups transitioned from flying B-24 Liberators to B-17 Flying Fortresses, which were used in combat missions from late August 1944. Based at Eye, Suffolk, the Group were focused in the early months...

  • 801st Bomb Group

    801st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 801st Bomb Group was established as part of the Eighth Air Force in late March 1944 to carry out 'Carpetbagger' missions. These were night missions over France and other parts of occupied Europes to support resistance forces by dropping in agents,...

  • 850th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

Associated Place

  • Harrington

    Military site : airfield
    Harrington was built by the 826th and 852nd Engineer Battalions of the US Army in 1943. Completed in 1944, it was the furthest Eighth Air Force combat airfield from the east coast.The Eighth's Special Operations Group was based at the airfield, first...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Buffalo, New York 1919
Lived in Buffalo, NY, USA 1943

388 Henkiner Street

Died Lagny-le-Sec, France 4 July 1944
Buried 1945

Epinal American Cemetery and Memorial
Epinal
Departement des Vosges
Lorraine, France
Plot: Plot B Row 14 Grave 15

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
31 August 2015 01:46:14 466thHistorian Changes to events
Sources

801/492 website

Date Contributor Update
31 August 2015 01:45:02 466thHistorian Changes to highest rank, events, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:22:38 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

490th Bomb Group Unit Personnel / Combat Chronology, USAAF SN Website, http://www.801492.org/MainMenu.htm / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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