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Robert L Burnett

Military

Shot down 6 September 1943 in B-17 #4230222 'Lone Wolf. ' Evaded.

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People

  • Merl Martin

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 388th Bomb Group
    Merl Martin was Engineer/Top Turret gunner on B-17 #42-30222 on the 6 September 1943 mission to Stuttgart. A/C shot down by fighters, crashed between Longsols and Bouy-Luxembourg, NE of Troyes, France. Evaded (EVD)

  • Allen Priebe

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator / Gunner | 388th Bomb Group
    Shot down 6 September 1943 in B-17 #4230222 'Lone Wolf. ' Evaded.

  • Arthur Swap

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 388th Bomb Group
    Shot down 6 September 1943 in B-17 #4230222 'Lone Wolf. ' Evaded.

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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...

  • 563rd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-30222 Lone Wolf

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 30/4/43; Sioux City 11/5/43; Smoky Hill 12/6/43; Dow Fd 19/6/43; Assigned 563BS/388BG Knettishall 10/6/43; Missing in Action Stuttgart 6/9/43 with Alf Kramer, Co-pilot: Arthur Swap, Bombardier: Bob Burnett, Flight engineer/top turret...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Dallas, Texas, USA
Evaded Germany 6 September 1943

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
06 March 2021 08:20:01 GuyAllanFarrin@me.com Changes to media associations
Sources

Beau Béte: The true story of a Royal Marine sniper assigned to Ian Fleming's WWII intelligence unit. https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B08R7XYHXW/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_fabc_60BCBKV1N...

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:23:42 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 3129 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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