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Eckes Clement P.

Name:
Clement P. Eckes
Rank:
Sergeant
Serial Number:
36237393
Unit:
584th Bomb Squadron, 394th Bomb Group, Medium
Date of Death:
1944-10-08
State:
Wisconsin
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Sgt Clement P. Eckes, tail gunner of the B-26 Marauder 43-34141, took off from A-50 Orléans-Bricy on a bombing mission over Arhweiler, Germany’s railroad. Although the mission was successful, just as they were about to land back in Bricy, their plane collided with B-26 Marauder 42-96271, killing both crews.