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William W Chapman


Shot down 6 September 1943 in B-17 #4230222 'Lone Wolf. ' Killed in Action (KIA).



  • 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.

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  • 388th Bomb Group

    388th Bomb 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


  • 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...


Event Location Date
Born Haverhill, Massachusetts, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 6 September 1943
Died 6 September 1943


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01 April 2021 07:07:37 Changes to media associations

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06 March 2021 08:21:27 Changes to media associations

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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