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In March came the first strike on the German capital city of Berlin.  Fifteen more missions were flown this month with three trip total to Big 'B'.  A total of 7 aircraft and crews were lost, but now they have crews finishing up their required 25 missions and they're ready to rotate back to the United States.

MACR #

Date

Tail Number

Pilot

Cause

2960

06 Mar 44

42-7586

1st Lt George H. Lymburn

Hit by flak; 1 KIA, 9 POW

2962

06 Mar 44

42-109796

1st Neal J. Serkland

Shot down by fighters; 3 KIA, 7 POW

2961

09 Mar 44

42-7604

1st Lt Norman (nmi) Menaker

Hit by flak; 10 POW

3186

16 Mar 44

42-7643

1st Lt Richard A. Raroha

Mechanical (engine); 5 KIA, 5 POW

3333

18 Mar 44

42-7513

1st Lt Jean H. Sefton

Hit by flak; 10 INT (Switzerland)

3334

18 Mar 44

41-28666

2nd Lt Gordon B. Parker

Hit by fighters; 4 KIA, 5 POW, 1 EVD

3544

23 Mar 44

42-7590

1st Lt Francis E. Torr

Hit by flak; 10 POW


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