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MACR: 7135

Date: 07/26/1944

Aircraft Type: B-17
Aircraft Number: 42-31625
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Group: 301BG
Squadron: 419
Command: 15AF

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To all those who lost their lives and to all who participated in that mission 67 years ago today, God Bless you all. May all of you be remembered and honored always. Russ Webb (relation of Lt. Charles Van Houten, 419th squadron ), lost 7/26/1944. tangle-foot@live.com

Jul 27, 2013 - Jul 27, 2013 - Memorial Dedication Ratten, Austria: On July 27, 2013 there will be a Memorial Dedication for the crew of 419th Squadron aircraft 42-31625 shot down over Ratten, Austria on July 26, 1944. Where: Ratten, Austria



Crew

  • James Lilligren Pilot
  • Vernon Thompson Co-pilot
  • John Stever Navigator
  • Richard Longo Eng/Gunner
  • Charles Allison Rad/Opr
  • Edwin Bishop Waist Gunner
  • Ira Lewis Waist Gunner
  • Jesse Brenneman Ball Turrent
  • Herbert Herring Tail Gunner

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