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44-6583

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Lincoln 16/9/44; Dow Fd 2/10/44; Assigned 336BS/95BG [ET-Y] Horham 13/10/44; battle damaged Nurnberg 20/2/45 with R. Lee Young, #2 feathered, crash landed near A-78 AF Florennes, Bel; 9RTD; 39m, sal 28/2/45. CADET NURSE.

Service

Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

  • 336th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Dale Avers

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 95th Bomb Group

  • Charles Cappellino

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer | 95th Bomb Group

  • Marion Makarewicz

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 95th Bomb Group

  • Frank Marcera

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Tail Gunner | 95th Bomb Group

  • George Marks

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 95th Bomb Group

  • Robert O'Neal

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator | 95th Bomb Group

  • Robert Shaffer

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 95th Bomb Group

  • Halcott Thomas

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 95th Bomb Group

  • Paul Tucci

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 95th Bomb Group

Missions

  • 685

    22 October 1944

  • 698

    2 November 1944

  • 700

    4 November 1944

  • 707

    9 November 1944

  • 712

    11 November 1944

  • 715

    16 November 1944

  • 725

    26 November 1944

  • 729

    29 November 1944

  • 736

    4 December 1944

  • 738

    5 December 1944

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Places

  • Horham

    Military site : airfield
    Horham airfield was planned and built for RAF use, but handed over to the Eighth Air Force and used initially by the 47th Bomb Group. When they joined the Twelfth Air Force in January 1943, it became home to the B-26 Marauders of the 323rd Bomb Group....

Events

Event Location Date
Assigned Horham Airfield, UK 13 October 1944

95BG
336BS

Crashed A-78 Florennes, Belgium 20 February 1945
Delivered Lincoln, NE

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
21 September 2020 21:40:08 466thHistorian Changes to production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, events, unit associations, place associations and mission associations
Sources

B-17 Flying Fortress Story - Roger Freeman
https://95thbg.mmsw.eu/aircraft/311

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:52 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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