Anderson, Frederick Lewis, Jr., Maj Gen

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Major General
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1060-Bombardment Unit Commander
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Officer)
Primary Unit
1943-1945, AAF MOS 1060, 8th Air Force
Service Years
1924 - 1947
USAAFOfficer Collar Insignia
Major General

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1905
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Kingston, New York
Last Address
Houston, Texas

Date of Passing
Mar 03, 1969
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 7, Site 10025

 Official Badges 

Commander Air Force Retired AAFTTC Instructor


 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Not Specified
   
Other Comments:
Sources:
USAF bio
http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/flanderson.htm
http://apps.westpointaog.org/Memorials/Article/8328/
http://www.generals.dk/general/Anderson/Frederick_Lewis_Jr./USA.html
http://valor.militarytimes.com/recipient.php?recipientid=6678
https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=43334965
Book: "Masters of the Air" by Donald Miller, Simon & Schuster, 2006
Book: "To Kingdom Come" by Robert J. Mrazek, New American Library, 2011

 
   
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 1941-1945, B-17 Flying Fortress
From Year
1941
To Year
1945
   
Personal Memories
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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: Feb 18, 2012
   
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  2692 Also There at This Aircraft:
  • Adcock, David, 1st Lt, (1942-1945)
  • Awbrey, Wilman, SSgt, (1943-1945)
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