Sgt Marlyn R Bonacker - A Tail Gunner's Story, 6 April 1945, Leipzig, Germany

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  1. 25Kingman49

    25Kingman49 Well-Known Member

    Introduction from the Air Force Historical Foundation http://www.afhistory.org/events/2017-annual-membership-meeting-luncheon/
    Bonacker-cropped-244x300.jpg

    Sgt Marlyn R Bonacker, ASN: 39473149, NARA reenlistment record 1946 https://aad.archives.gov/aad/record...tf=F&q=39473149&bc=sl&rpp=10&pg=1&rid=7920647

    Sgt Bonacker's 384BG page http://384thbombgroup.com/_content/_pages/person.php?PersonKey=384
    second an final mission aboard B-17G-95-BO-43-38801; 384th BG, 544th BS, "Ruth" MIA Apr 6, 1945 on mission to Leipzig, Germany, 14 page MACR 13851 https://www.fold3.com/image/29431346 after turning off the Leipzig marshalling yard target collided with B-17G-105-BO-43-39164; 384th BG, 544th BS, MIA Apr 6, 1945 on mission to Leipzig, Germany. 26 page MACR 13850 https://www.fold3.com/image/29431205

    B-17G, 43-38801 "RUTH": 384BG site http://384thbombgroup.com/_content/_pages/One384thAircraft.php?AircraftKey=43-38801 and AAM http://www.americanairmuseum.com/aircraft/12806

    B-17G, 43-39164: 384BG site http://384thbombgroup.com/_content/_pages/One384thAircraft.php?AircraftKey=43-39164 and AAM http://www.americanairmuseum.com/aircraft/13169

    More Sgt Bonacker 384BG site content http://photos.384thbombgroup.com/index.php?/category/Bonacker-Marlyn_R

    Sgt Marlyn R Bonacker's tail gunner's account video
     
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  2. Airwar

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    Scott some articles. Thanks for posting
     

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