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GEORGE H. MCCONNELL JR

RCL "Q" Then "G" - Lost 29 Dec 44, ITA - MACR 10916 - Pilot Martin E. Uhl

Contributor - Stephen R. Barnett II
Shown with my Grandfather, Lt. George H. McConnell (Navigator). He was stationed in Naples, Italy (1944-45) and flew 35 missions.

Info Contributor - Georges "Gino" Künzle
Left the USA on 3 Sep 44, and was assigned to the group on 9 Sep 44. Listed MIA after Mission #176 to Udine, Italy, 29 Dec 44. Took a direct flak hit near the target and exploded. Eight of the crew, under the command of Martin Uhl, were killed.

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