B-26 41-31698 was shot down by anti-aircraft fire on 2 March 1944. Pilot Oliver Jopling and tail gunner Richard Byrem survived. The four other crew members died: Arnold Warmuth, Irving Lerman, John Gober and James White; MACR 2525.
Regular crew of the aircraft:
1st Lt. John F. Neyenhouse
2nd Lt. Ramsay J. Toon
2nd Lt. Joseph A. Harroun
Private Fred M. Boso
Radio Operator, Gunner
T/Sgt. Stow Podlicka
S/Sgt. Alfred P. Dalpino
2nd Lt. George W. Norris
The 387th Bomb Group flew just under thirty missions with the Eighth Air Force before being transferred to the Ninth Air Force in October 1943. The Group remained at Chipping Ongar, Essex after being reassigned and continued to hit targets in France....
Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 387th Bomb Group
Richard Byrem was shot down in B-26 41-31698 on 2 March 1944. Prisoner of War (POW).
Military | Staff Sergeant | Flight Engineer | 387th Bomb Group
John Goper was shot down in B-26 41-31698 on 2 March 1944. Killed in Action.
Military | Flight Officer | Pilot | 387th Bomb Group
Oliver Jopling was shot down in B-26 41-31698 on 2 March 1944. Prisoner of War (POW).
Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier-Navigator | 387th Bomb Group
Irving Lerman was shot down in B-26 41-31698 on 2 March 1944. Killed in Action.
Military | Major | Bomber pilot | 387th Bomb Group
I'm John F Neyenhouse Sr., 90 years old (April 2010), 91 in a few months, and I flew 71 missions as a first pilot in a Martin B-26 Marauder in WW2. Graduated from Kelly Field, Class of 42 K, 13 Dec. 1942. I was transferred to MacDill Field, Tampa, Fla...
Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 387th Bomb Group
KNO in B26#41-31687 '9 Nina with the Ruby Ts'. Flight test of ac when all engines failed. Crashed near North Weald. Survived by wife Estelle Toon, mother Agnes (Ramsay) Toon, brother Robert L. Toon and sister Mary Jane Crandall. ...
Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-pilot | 387th Bomb Group
Arnold Warmuth was shot down in B-26 41-31698 on 2 March 1944. Killed in Action.
Military | Sergeant | 387th Bomb Group
James White was shot down in B-26 41-31698 on 2 March 1944. Killed in Action.
Military site : airfield
The air base was constructed by the 831st Engineer Battalion (Aviation) in late August 1942. The 387th Bomb Group were the only American group to be based there, flying B-26 Marauders in strategic missions over France, first for the Eighth and then for...
|Failed to Return (FTR) Over Water (OW)||English Channel||2 March 1944|
TQ-N "HOT GARTERS"
JULY 31, 1943 'DIVERSION' NEYENHOUSE 1
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MACR 2525 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database