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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 1944-1944, B-26 Marauder
From Year
1944
To Year
1944
   
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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: Nov 18, 2013
   
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  106 Also There at This Aircraft:
  • Blake, Betty C.G.T., 2nd Lt, (1942-1944)
  • Cowan, Edwin Thomas, FltOff, (1939-1945)
  • Daigle, Gerald, 1st Lt, (1942-1945)
  • Fewell, Thomas, Maj, (1943-1946)
  • Fleck, Wilbur
  • Gardner, Bronson
  • Gray, Harry, TSgt, (1942-1945)
  • Houston, James Cleburne, 1st Lt, (1942-1945)
  • Howard, William, Capt, (1942-1946)
  • Ludwig, Maurice F., Lt Col, (1942-1969)
  • Merrill, John, Capt, (1942-1945)
  • Paulk, William Morris, 2nd Lt, (1943-1946)
  • Remba, Elizabeth L., (1943-1944)
  • Schultz, Kenneth Walter, Lt Gen, (1942-1975)
  • Smisek, Raymond, Lt Col, (1942-1963)
  • Taylor, Lester, Col, (1938-1966)
  • Tumlinson, Billy, Maj, (1943-1963)
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