Meagher, Donald F., Cpl

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Last Rank
Corporal
Primary Unit
1941-1941, 5th Bombardment Group, Heavy
Service Years
1940 - 1941
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Home State
Montana
Montana
Year of Birth
1922
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Great Falls
Last Address
Hickam Field, Oahu, Territory of Hawaii

Casualty Date
Dec 07, 1941
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Hawaii
Conflict
World War II/Asian-Pacific Theater
Location of Interment
Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial - Honolulu, Hawaii
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Court 7

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 1940-1941, B-17 Flying Fortress
From Year
1940
To Year
1941
   
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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: Dec 7, 2013
   
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  153 Also There at This Aircraft:
  • Blackburn, Thomas Welch, Brig Gen, (1917-1952)
  • Broadhurst, Edwin Borden, Lt Gen, (1937-1965)
  • Buckman, Judy
  • Carey, Bernard, Capt, (1941-1945)
  • Crafton, Rich
  • Danaher, Robert, 2nd Lt, (1941-1945)
  • Deterding, Floyd, M., Lt Col, (1936-1958)
  • Doiron, Walter, MSgt, (1940-1960)
  • Kopriva, Charles Patrick, MSgt, (1941-1964)
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