Dickerson, Richard Austin, Cpl

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Last Rank
Corporal
Primary Unit
1941-1941, 5th Bombardment Group, Heavy
Service Years
1939 - 1941
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Corporal

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Home State
Texas
Texas
Year of Birth
1919
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
San Augustine County, Texas
Last Address
Hickam Field, Oahu, Territory of Hawaii

Casualty Date
Dec 07, 1941
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Location
Hawaii
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Hillcrest Cemetery - Lufkin, Texas
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 1941-1941, B-18 Bolo
From Year
1941
To Year
1941
   
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Aircraft/Missile Information
Specifications (B-18A)

General characteristics

* Crew: 6
* Length: 57 ft 10 in (17.6 m)
* Wingspan: 89 ft 6 in (27.3 m)
* Height: 15 ft 2 in (4.6 m)
* Wing area: 959 ft (89.1 m)
* Empty weight: 16,321 lb (7,400 kg)
* Loaded weight: 22,123 lb (10,030 kg)
* Max takeoff weight: 27,500 lb (12,600 kg)
* Powerplant: 2 Wright R-1820-53 radial engines, 1,000 hp (750 kW) each

Performance

* Maximum speed: 215 mph (197 knots, 346 km/h)
* Combat range: 999 nm (1,150 mi, 1,850 km))
* Ferry range: 1,800 nm (2,100 mi, 3,400 km)
* Service ceiling 23,900 ft (7,280 m)
* Rate of climb: 1,030 ft/min (5.2 m/s)
* Wing loading: 23.1 lb/ft (113 kg/m)
* Power/mass: 0.09 hp/lb (150 W/kg)

Armament

* Guns: 3 .30 in (7.62 mm) machine guns
* Bombs: 4,500 lb (2,200 kg)

   
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Last Updated: Nov 14, 2014
   
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