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Howard Midkiff, Eng/Gunner, KIA 24 Mar. 1943
1943 | Africa
Sergeant Howard H Midkiff was an Eng/Gunner on the B-25 Mitchell Medium Bomber. He was in the Original batch of men 1st assigned to the 321st Bomb Group, the 446th Bomb Squadron. He flew across the Atlantic the Southern Route, in the "now famous" Gen Bob Knapp's 321st BG.... an entire fleet of B-25 ships, the 1st to fly across in a single mass without loss. Howard was shot down in the same ship he was flown over in (A Top-Secret RADAR-equipped ship).
Barbi Ennis Connolly, Historian for the 321st BG Aug. '09