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by rspeck
Tue Jun 12, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: 3 Lost B-24's in Burma 14 Nov. 1943
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3 Lost B-24's in Burma 14 Nov. 1943

I'm looking for two of three B-24's of the 10th AF, 7th BG, 493rd Bombardment Squadron that went down due to a Japanese fighter attack over Burma on 14 Nov. 1943. The third B-24 that went down that day was piloted by Major Werner. One of the other two that was shot down was piloted by Major George J...
by rspeck
Tue Jun 12, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: 3 Lost B-24's in Burma 14 Nov. 1943
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3 Lost B-24's in Burma 14 Nov. 1943

I'm looking for two of three B-24's of the 10th AF, 7th BG, 493rd Bombardment Squadron that went down due to a Japanese fighter attack over Burma on 14 Nov. 1943. The third B-24 that went down that day was piloted by Major Werner. One of the other two that was shot down was piloted by Major George J...
by rspeck
Mon Jun 11, 2018 9:00 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: 3 Lost B-24's in Burma 14 Nov. 1943
Replies: 0
Views: 8199

3 Lost B-24's in Burma 14 Nov. 1943

My uncle SSGT Carl Speck was a tail gunner on a B-24 from the 10th AF, 7th Bomb Group, 493rd Bomb SQD, part of a 6 plane formation in route to bomb the town of Pakokku, Burma (Myanmar). On or about the 14th of November 1943, they were attacked by fifteen to twenty Japanese fighters. After several at...