Shaddix, Winans Cornell, Maj

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Major
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1091-Pilot, B-17
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Officer)
Primary Unit
1958-1960, 4341, 384th Organizational Maintenance Squadron
Service Years
1940 - 1960
Major

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Home State
Alabama
Alabama
Year of Birth
1920
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Double Springs
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Jun 30, 2007
 
Location of Interment
Blooming Youth Cemetery - Double Springs, AL 35553, Alabama
Wall/Plot Coordinates

 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin Air Force Retired Meritorious Unit Commendation 1944-1961 Honorable Discharge Emblem (WWII)




 Unofficial Badges 

US Army Honorable Discharge Cold War Medal US Air Force Honorable Discharge (Old Style)




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Fallen Fortress by Tom Bartlett:

After being shot down on April 27, 1944, Cornell evaded the enemy with the help of the Belgium & French People. He was involved in some underground work to cause trouble to the German Soldiers. He later was repatrioted back to England on September 6, 1944. He was given some time off and tried hard to join the forces in the Pacific Theater but was denied. Finally he was able to rejoin the 100 Bomb Group and was assigned to the 351 Bomb Squadron. He stayed in the service and flew B-47s in SAC for 10 years. He retired in 1960.
   
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World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
Start Year
1944
End Year
1945

Description
Attempting to outflank the Siegfried Line, the Allies tried an airborne attack on Holland on 17 September 1944. But the operation failed, and the enemy was able to strengthen his defensive line from Holland to Switzerland. Little progress was made on the ground, but the aerial attacks on strategic targets continued. Then, having regained the initiative after defeating a German offensive in the Ardennes in December 1944, the Allies drove through to the Rhine, establishing a bridgehead across the river at Remagen.
   
My Participation in This Battle or Operation
From Year
1944
To Year
1944
 
Last Updated:
12 days ago
   
Personal Memories
   
Units Participated in Operation

763rd Bombardment Squadron (Heavy)

762nd Bombardment Squadron, Heavy

355th Wing - Desert Lightning

 
My Photos From This Battle or Operation
No Available Photos

  1205 Also There at This Battle:
  • Allen, William Harry, Maj, (1942-1963)
  • Ananian, Stephen Carnig, 1st Lt, (1942-1945)
  • Backstrom, Carl Joseph, TSgt, (1942-1945)
  • Beyer, William Rockafeller, Capt, (1942-1945)
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