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
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Greensboro, North Carolina
Last Address
Massicault Airfield, Tunisia

Casualty Date
Jul 19, 1943
Hostile, Died while Missing
Air Loss, Crash - Sea
Mediterranean Sea
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

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

Doolittle Tokyo Raiders Gold Medal

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

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 1942-1943, B-26 Marauder
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 B-26 Marauder Details

Aircraft/Missile Information
Model Martin B-26 Marauder
Length 58.23 ft | 17.75 m
Width 64.99 ft | 19.81 m
Height 19.82 ft | 6.04 m
Engine(s) 2 x Pratt & Whitney R-2800-41 Double-Wasp air-cooled radial-piston engines generating 2,000hp each.
Empty Weight 22,381 lbs | 10,152 kg
MTOW 34,200 lbs | 15,513 kg
Max Speed 282 mph | 454 km/h | 245 kts
Max Range 675 miles | 1,086 km
Ceiling 23,507 ft | 7,165 m | 4.5 miles
Climb Rate 1,250 ft/min (381 m/min)
Hardpoints 1
Armament 1 x 7.7mm machine gun OR 1 x 12.7mm machine gun in nose.
1 x 7.7mm machine gun in ventral position OR 2 x 12.7mm machine guns in side fuselage position.
2 x 12.7mm machine guns in dorsal turret
2 x 12.7mm machine guns in tail position

Internal Bombload Capacity of up to 5,200lbs (2,359kg).
Accommodations 7
Operators France (Free French Air Force), South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States of America.

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Last Updated: Aug 11, 2011
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  • Davis, Harold, SSgt, (1942-1945)
  • Farnham, Jack, 1st Lt, (1942-1945)
  • Fleck, Wilbur
  • Gardner, Bronson
  • Gray, Harry, TSgt, (1942-1945)
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  • Remba, Elizabeth L., (1943-1944)
  • Schultz, Kenneth Walter, Lt Gen, (1942-1975)
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