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Phillips Donald Warren

Monuments

B-17G

Name:
Donald Warren Phillips
Rank:
Staff Sergeant
Serial Number:
15377309
Unit:
412th Bomber Squadron, 95th Bomb Group, Heavy
Date of Death:
1995-03-11
State:
Ohio
Cemetery:
Highland Memorial Park, Colombiana County, Oh
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Son of Doane O. Phillips of Alliance, Ohio. Ball Turret Gunner B-17G, 42-102700 "I'll Get By," which took off from Station 119 in Horham, Suffolk, UK on 2 August 1944.  Hit by flak and exploded in mid-air at 1754h near Lisieux, France. Three crewmen survived the event and were taken prisoner, and seven were killed. Phillips survived the crash, was captured, and made a POW. He was imprisoned in Stalag Luft IV, Gross Tychow, Germany.