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Henry A Carter Jr.

Military

Flew 25 missions on 'Delta Rebel #2'

Service

People

  • George Birdsong

    Military | Colonel | Pilot | 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars
    Flew 25 missions as pilot on 'Delta Rebel No2'. ...

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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. ...

  • 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    Group
    The 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated at Harding Field, Louisiana on 15-April-1942 and went to MacDill Field, Florida for the first phase of training from 16-May-1942 to 25-June-1942. The Group was then assigned to 2nd Air Force at Walla...

  • 323rd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-5077 Delta Rebel No. 2

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Tulsa 15 September 1942, arrived in Bangor, Northern Ireland 11 October 1942; Assigned to the 323 Bomb Squadron/ 91st Bomb Group [coded OR-T] at Bassingbourn on 15 October 1942. On 1 May 1943, Delta Rebel No. 2 became the first B-17 Flying Fortress...

Associated Place

  • Bassingbourn

    Military site : airfield
    Now home to a museum all about the aifield and its USAAF residents (http://www.towermuseumbassingbourn.co.uk/) , Bassingbourn opened in 1938 as part of the RAF's pre-war expansion programme. The RAF continued to use it until late in 1942 when its long...

Events

Event Location Date
Died 17 March 1943

Killed when struck by an auto near Baldock, England

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
17 August 2021 23:50:23 acbernstein1 Changes to middlename, suffix, service number and events
Sources

http://www.91stbombgroup.com/91st_info/casualty_list.html

Date Contributor Update
23 March 2017 17:50:24 Al_Skiff Changes to nickname, person associations, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Key Image ID.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:12:35 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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