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Dwight M Curo

Military

Shot down 19 August 1943 in B-17 #423192 'City of Albuquerque. ' Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

People

  • Robert McGuire

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator | 303rd Bomb Group
    Robert McGuire served as a radio operator with the 358th Bomb Squadron of the 303rd Bomb Group, flying missions out of Molesworth, England. Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

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Units served with

  • 303rd Bomb Group

    303rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 303rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated on 3-Feb-1942 at Pendleton Field, Oregon. They assembled at Gowen Field, Idaho on 11-February 1942 where it conducted flight training until 12-Jun-1942. The Group then moved to Alamogordo Field, New...

  • 358th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-3192 City of Albuquerque

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 16/3/43; Dow Fd 16/4/43; Assigned 358BS/303BG [VK-G] Molesworth 16/5/43; t/o accident with Dave Rogan 25/6/43; 427BS [GN-X]; 12m Missing in Action Gilze-Rijen 19/8/43 with Jim Nix, Co-pilot: Dan Shebeck, Bombardier: Bob Solverson,...

Associated Place

  • Molesworth

    Military site : airfield
    Molesworth was one of the early stations used by the Eighth Air Force in the UK, first occupied by the 15th Bomb Squadron’s Douglas Bostons in June 1942. Built in 1940 and extended and improved in 1942, Molesworth is most associated with the 303rd...

  • Stalag Luft III

    Other location

  • Dulag Luft 12

    Other location

Events

Event Location Date
Born San Francisco, California, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Belgium 19 August 1943

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 December 2018 16:43:54 Al_Skiff Changes to service number and place associations
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Key Image ID.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:07:50 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 284 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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