Alexander, Hayward S., TSgt

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Technical Sergeant
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 755-Radio Operator, Army Air Force
Last AFSC Group
Signal (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1944-1945, AAF MOS 755, 419th Bombardment Squadron, Heavy
Service Years
1942 - 1945
USAAFEnlisted Collar Insignia
Technical Sergeant

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Home State
Oklahoma
Oklahoma
Year of Birth
Not Specified
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
419th Bomb Squadron
Lucera, Italy

Casualty Date
Feb 01, 1945
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Missing
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
Austria
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
American Cemetery - Lorraine, France
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot B, Row 13, Grave 40

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World War II Fallen
  1945, World War II Fallen


 1944-1945, B-17 Flying Fortress
From Year
1944
To Year
1945
   
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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: May 3, 2016
   
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  1773 Also There at This Aircraft:
  • Adcock, David, 1st Lt, (1942-1945)
  • Allen, Herman Fredrick, Col, (1942-1945)
  • Armanini, Joseph P., Maj, (1941-1945)
  • Barton, Paul Lawrence, Brig Gen, (1929-1964)
  • Bartush, J. Addison, 1st Lt, (1944-1945)
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