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Hugh Mauritho

Military

Shot down 14 October 1943 in B-17 #423216 'The Joker. ' Evaded.

Service

Units served with

  • 384th Bomb Group

    384th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 384th Bomb Group flew B-17s from Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire, between May 1943 and June 1945. They were engaged in daylight bombing missions over Germany as part of the Allies' efforts to destroy the effectiveness of the Luftwaffe by...

  • 545th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-3216 The Joker

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 1/4/43; Dow Fd 13/5/43; Assigned 545BS/384BG [JD-S] Grafton Underwood 29/5/43; Missing in Action Schweinfurt 14/10/43 with Bill Kopf, Co-pilot: Alf Scott, Navigator: Toscha Massey, Ball turret gunner: Clyde Smith, Waist gunner: Leroy...

Events

Event Location Date
Born
Evaded Germany 14 October 1943

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:13:23 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 841 / MACR 841, Losses of the 8th & 9th AFs Vol. I by Bishop & Hey p. 336 10/10/43 in B17#42-29557, http://384thbombgroup.com/_content/_pages/PersonnelSearch.php?LastName=m... / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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