Gedeon, Elmer John, Capt

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Last Rank
Captain
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1082-Pilot, B-26
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Officer)
Primary Unit
1944-1944, 1421A, 9th Air Force
Service Years
1941 - 1944
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Home State
Ohio
Ohio
Year of Birth
1917
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Cleveland
Last Address
Saint-Pol, France

Casualty Date
Apr 20, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
France
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section 34 Site 3047

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 1942-1943, B-25 Mitchell
From Year
1942
To Year
1943
   
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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: Nov 18, 2013
   
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  203 Also There at This Aircraft:
  • Agin, Thomas, SSgt, (1942-1949)
  • Austin, Arthur Myles, Maj, (1939-1951)
  • Blake, Betty C.G.T., 2nd Lt, (1942-1944)
  • Crowder, Joseph Louis, MSgt, (1940-1945)
  • Doiron, Walter, MSgt, (1940-1960)
  • Economos, Christine
  • Farnham, Jack, 1st Lt, (1942-1945)
  • Gardner, Leroy O. (Okie), CMSgt, (1941-1965)
  • Hite, Robert Lowell, Lt Col, (1940-1969)
  • Jordon, James
  • King, Roy
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