Pfc CLAUDE L LOVELL was assigned to the 459th BG 757th Squadron.

Pfc CLAUDE LOVELL was assigned or attached to the 459th Bombardment Group on 16 June 1944 according to a 27 October 1944 dated document subject roster of personnel sent to the commanding general NATOUSA
12 B-24s went out to Bomb the Nazis in Yugoslavia. They dropped their load okay but got hit with anti-aircraft fire on the way back. Nine planes went down and three made it back. He was on one of the three. They took one good hole and a lot of smaller ones in the aircraft. He was hit by scrapnel (sp) in the back of his thigh as he was sitting in his waist gunner seat.

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