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Elder E Lisch

Military

Shot down 10 October 1943 in B-17 #42-30047 'Sweater Girl'. Killed in Action (KIA).

Service

Units served with

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 350th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-30047 Sweater Girl

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 3/4/43; Kearney 15/4/43; Hill 5/5/43; Wendover 10/5/43; Kearney 21/5/43; Dow Fd 28/5/43; Assigned 350BS/100BG [LN-Q] Thorpe Abbotts 2/6/43; Missing in Action Munster 10/10/43 with Rich Atchison, Co-pilot: Willard Secor, Navigator:...

Missions

  • VIII Bomber Command 84

    17 August 1943
    The mission flown on 17-Aug-43, the 1st anniversary of the 1st mission flown by the 8th Air Force, is probably the most written about mission of the war. This is the famous Schweinfurt/Regensburg mission on which 60 B-17s are lost. It has been dubbed ...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Appleton, Wisconsin, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 10 October 1943
Died 10 October 1943

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 January 2020 19:58:11 jmoore43 Changes to unit associations and mission associations
Sources

Added connections to the 8th AF and to the 8th AF mission for 10 Oct 1943.

Date Contributor Update
16 January 2020 19:56:22 jmoore43 Changes to biography
Sources

Added a "-" to the A/C serial # in the "Summary biography" for readability.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:08:47 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 1031 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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