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42-107026

B-17 Flying Fortress

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

Service

Units

  • 457th Bomb Group

    457th Bomb Group

    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

People

  • 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.

Places

  • 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...

Events

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

Revisions

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

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

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