Bain, Edwin Vance, MSgt

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Last Rank
Master Sergeant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 611-Aerial Gunner
Last AFSC Group
Air Crew (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1942-1943, AAF MOS 611, 320th Bombardment Group, Medium
Service Years
1936 - 1943
Master Sergeant

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Home State
North Carolina
North Carolina
Year of Birth
1917
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Greensboro, North Carolina
Last Address
Massicault Airfield, Tunisia

Casualty Date
Jul 19, 1943
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Sea
Location
Mediterranean Sea
Conflict
World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Normandy Campaign (1944)
Location of Interment
American Cemetery - Sicily-Rome, Italy
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Tablets of the Missing

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Doolittle Tokyo Raiders Gold Medal


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World War II FallenAir Force Memorial (AFM)
  2013, World War II Fallen
  2016, Air Force Memorial (AFM) [Verified] - Assoc. Page

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 1941-1942, B-25 Mitchell
From Year
1941
To Year
1942
   
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 B-25 Mitchell Details
 


Aircraft/Missile Information
Model North American B-25C Mitchell
Length 52.92 ft | 16.13 m
Width 67.55 ft | 20.59 m
Height 15.75 ft | 4.80 m
Engine(s) 2 x Wright Cyclone R-2600-19 air-cooled piston engines delivering 1,700hp each.
Empty Weight 20,300 lbs | 9,208 kg
MTOW 34,000 lbs | 15,422 kg
Max Speed 272 mph | 438 km/h | 237 kts
Max Range 1,350 miles | 2,173 km
Ceiling 24,196 ft | 7,375 m | 4.6 miles
Climb Rate 1,666 ft/min (507.796 m/min)
Hardpoints Up to 8 (model dependent)
Armament Model-specific armament included:

8 x 12.7mm machine gun array OR 1 x 75mm cannon in forward-fixed nose assembly.

2 x 12.7mm machine guns in forward-fixed lower-left side fuselage position (beneath and behind cockpit position).
2 x 12.7mm machine gun in forward-fixed lower-right side fuselage position (beneath and behind cockpit position).
2 x 12.7mm machine guns in ventral turret (powered turrets in some models).
2 x 12.7mm machine guns in dorsal turret (powered turrets in some models).
1 x 12.7mm machine gun in left waist port position.
1 x 12.7mm machine gun in right waist port position.
2 x 12.7mm machine guns in tail gun position (some models removed).
1 x Torpedo in under-fuselage arrangement (model-specific fitting).
8 x 250lb bombs on 8 external hardpoints (model-specific fitting).

Maximum internal bombload of 3,000lbs (1,361 kg).
Accommodations 5
Operators the United States of America

   
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Last Updated: Jul 24, 2013
   
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  141 Also There at This Aircraft:
  • Crowder, Joseph Louis, MSgt, (1940-1945)
  • Doiron, Walter, MSgt, (1940-1960)
  • Gardner, Leroy O. (Okie), CMSgt, (1941-1965)
  • Hite, Robert Lowell, Lt Col, (1940-1969)
  • Jordon, James
  • Leinweber, Gerald, Maj, (1941-1953)
  • Lodawer, Isidore, 1st Lt, (1936-1946)
  • Love, Hannah (Nancy), Lt Col, (1942-1952)
  • Nolan, Daniel J., 1st Lt, (1941-1945)
  • Palmer, Norman, Maj, (1942-1962)
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