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B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Tulsa 1/2/44; Presque Is 21/2/44; Assigned 751BS/457BG [Y] Glatton 4/3/44; Flak, Zeitz 30/11/44 with John White, (9POW?); Moderwitz, Thuringia - Germany, Missing Air Crew Report 11150. HAMTRAMACK MAMA.



  • 457th Bomb Group

    457th Bomb Group

    The 457th Bomb Group began combat operations during the Big Week of 20-25 February when American bombers carried out concentrated raids against German aircraft bases, factories and assembly plants. The air crews' targets on that first mission were...

  • 751st Bomb Squadron


  • Jacob Landsman

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 457th Bomb Group
    Completed 25 missions. Shot down on 26th mission 30 November 1944 in B-17 42-107026 'Hamtramack Mama' near Leipzig. AM w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster

  • Gerald Whitman

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator | 457th Bomb Group
    Shot down 30 November 1944 in B-17 42-107026 'Hamtramack Mama' near Leipzig. Prisoner of War (POW) until end of war.


  • Glatton

    Military site : airfield
    Glatton, which lay mostly in the parish of Conington, was built by the 809th Engineer Battalion (Aviation) of the U.S. Army in the last months of 1942. Unusually, the base's three runways surrounded Rose Court Farm, which remained a working farm...

  • Presque Isle Army Airfield

    Military site : airfield


Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 30 November 1944


Date Contributor Update
24 November 2019 00:03:35 terveurn Changes to description

From Luftwaffe records

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:15 AAM AAM ingest

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log / MACR 11150 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database