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Murder on Borkum, 04AUG44.

On 04AUG44, the 486th was flying mission #65 to bomb Hamburg.  Three crews were lost that day.  13 were taken as Prisoners of War, 7 died after a midair collision.  Seven would survive that collision only to lose their lives after making a successful landing on the German island of Borkum in the North Sea.  All seven were murdered while in captivity.  More...

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Updates — 02FEB14

Added Moran crew photo — 12JUL14

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