Bachus, Harry Warren, Sr., 1st Lt

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1054-Co-Pilot, Four-Engine Aircraft
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Officer)
Primary Unit
1949-1949, United States Air Forces in Europe (COMUSAFE/USAFE)
Service Years
1942 - 1949
Officer Collar Insignia
First Lieutenant

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Home State
Alabama
Alabama
Year of Birth
1921
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Birmingham, Alabama
Last Address
Pensacola, Florida

Date of Passing
May 17, 2010
 
Location of Interment
Barrancas National Cemetery - Pensacola, Florida
Wall/Plot Coordinates
SECTION 53, SITE 962

 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin


 Unofficial Badges 

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




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 1943-1944, B-17 Flying Fortress
From Year
1943
To Year
1944
   
Personal Memories
Not Specified
   
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Aircraft/Missile Information
Specifications

Model Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress
Length 74.74 ft | 22.78 m
Width 103.74 ft | 31.62 m
Height 19.09 ft | 5.82 m
Engine(s) 4 x Wright Cyclone R-1820-97 radial piston engines generating 1,200 hp each.
Empty Weight 36,136 lbs | 16,391 kg
MTOW 72,003 lbs | 32,660 kg
Max Speed 287 mph | 462 km/h | 249 kts
Max Range 2,001 miles | 3,220 km
Ceiling 35,597 ft | 10,850 m | 6.7 miles
Climb Rate 540.5 ft/min (164.7 m/min)
Hardpoints 0
Armament 2 x 12.7mm machine guns in powered dorsal turret
2 x 12.7mm machine guns in powered "belly" turret
2 x 12.7mm machine guns in tail gun position
1 x 12.7mm machine gun in left front "cheek" position
1 x 12.7mm machine gun in right front "cheek" position
1 x 12.7mm machine gun in left waist position
1 x 12.7mm machine gun in right waist position
1 x 12.7mm machine gun in radio operator's midship position (removed on later models)
2 x 12.7mm machine guns in powered chin turret (later models)

Maximum internal bombload of 7,983 kg (17,600 lbs).
Accommodations 10
Operators United Kingdom and the United States of America.

   
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Last Updated: Jul 21, 2013
   
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  2506 Also There at This Aircraft:
  • Adcock, David, 1st Lt, (1942-1945)
  • Awbrey, Wilman, SSgt, (1943-1945)
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