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Charles Kline Crew
801st BG - 850th BS

Standing Left to Right: Gerald H. Ransom (G), Jesse H. Snider (B), Richard J. Brace (N), Clyde H. Schultz (CP), Charles R. Kline (P), Floyd A Lauletta (G)

Kneeling Left to Right: Dana R. Wemette (G), Arthur G. Abate (G), George W. Odom (G), Warren L. Rock (G)

This crew (minus Odom and Ransom) were shot down on the night of July 4/5 1944. All aboard were KIA

Connections

Units

  • 801st Bomb Group

    801st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 801st Bomb Group was established as part of the Eighth Air Force in late March 1944 to carry out 'Carpetbagger' missions. These were night missions over France and other parts of occupied Europes to support resistance forces by dropping in agents,...

  • 850th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Arthur Abate

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Tail Gunner
    Killed in Action (KIA). Member of Kline crew in B-24H Carpetbagger, 42-50386, which was shot down by ME 110 south of Paris at 0200hrs. T/O from Harrington, site of crash Les Trois Mares, Oise. MACR 6991.

  • Richard Brace

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Killed in Action (KIA). B-24H AC #42-50386. Shot down and crashed NE of Paris. MACR 6991. B-24H Carpetbagger, shot down by ME 110 south of Paris at 0200hrs. T/O from Harrington, site of crash Les Trois Mares, Oise. Final interrment in Epinal Cemetary,...

  • Charles Kline

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Killed in Action (KIA). B-24H AC #42-50386. Shot down and crashed NE of Paris. MACR 6991. B-24H Carpetbagger, 42-50386, shot down by ME 110 south of Paris at 0200hrs. T/O from Harrington, site of crash Les Trois Mares, Oise. Final interrment in Epinal...

  • Floyd Lauletta

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer - Gunner
    Killed in Action (KIA). B-24H AC #42-50386. Shot down and crashed NE of Paris. MACR 6991. B-24H Carpetbagger, 42-50386, shot down by ME 110 south of Paris at 0200hrs. T/O from Harrington, site of crash Les Trois Mares, Oise. Final interrment in Epinal...

  • George Odom

    Military | Sergeant | Aerial Gunner
    Member of Kline crew

  • Gerald Ransom

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Aerial Gunner

  • Warren Rock

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner
    Killed in Action (KIA). B-24H AC #42-50386. Shot down and crashed NE of Paris. MACR 6991. B-24H Carpetbagger, 42-50386, shot down by ME 110 south of Paris at 0200hrs. T/O from Harrington, site of crash Les Trois Mares, Oise. Final interrment in Epinal...

  • Clyde Schultz

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Killed in Action (KIA). B-24H AC #42-50386. Shot down and crashed NE of Paris. MACR 6991. B-24H Carpetbagger, 42-50386, shot down by ME 110 south of Paris at 0200hrs. T/O from Harrington, site of crash Les Trois Mares, Oise. Final interrment in Epinal...

  • Jesse Snider

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier
    Killed in Action (KIA). B-24H AC #42-50386. Shot down and crashed NE of Paris. MACR 6991. B-24H Carpetbagger, 42-50386, shot down by ME 110 south of Paris at 0200hrs. T/O from Harrington, site of crash Les Trois Mares, Oise. Final interrment in...

  • Dana Wemette

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator
    Killed in Action (KIA). B-24H AC #42-50386. Shot down and crashed NE of Paris. MACR 6991. B-24H Carpetbagger, 42-50386, shot down by ME 110 south of Paris at 0200hrs. T/O from Harrington, site of crash Les Trois Mares, Oise. Final interrment in Epinal...

Locations

  • Harrington

    Military site : airfield
    Harrington was built by the 826th and 852nd Engineer Battalions of the US Army in 1943. Completed in 1944, it was the furthest Eighth Air Force combat airfield from the east coast.The Eighth's Special Operations Group was based at the airfield, first...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
31 August 2015 01:42:31 466thHistorian Changes to caption
Sources

801/492 website

Date Contributor Update
31 August 2015 01:42:02 466thHistorian Changes to person associations
Sources

801st BG website

Date Contributor Update
30 August 2015 23:49:56 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

http://www.801492.org/Air%20Crew/Kline/Kline%20Crew.html

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