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B-17F 'One O'Clock Jump' 41-24582 VK-G William W Frost Crew - 358th BS, 303rd BG, 8AF USAAF.
Capt William N Frost [Pilot], 2nd Lt Robert L Mays [CoPilot], 2nd Lt Joe R Phillips [Nav], 2nd Lt Leon W Brownlee [Bomb]
TSgt Kenneth G Hildebrand [Eng/tt gun], Sgt Joseph E Powers [Radio], Sgt Floyd J Shaw [Ball], Sgt William S Devine [L Waist],
Sgt Billie K Davis [R Waist], Sgt James R Toney, Jr [Tail].

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Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Command

  • 303rd Bomb Group

    303rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 303rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated on 3-Feb-1942 at Pendleton Field, Oregon. They assembled at Gowen Field, Idaho on 11-February 1942 where it conducted flight training until 12-Jun-1942. The Group then moved to Alamogordo Field, New...

  • 358th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Leon Brownlee

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier
    Baled out of B-17 41-24582 'One O' Clock Jump' while serving as Navigator 12-Dec-1942. Prisoner of War (POW). Flew 2 Operations (see Biography events).

  • Billie Davis

    Military | Sergeant | Waist Gunner
    Unable to make a successful exit B-17 41-24582 'One O' Clock Jump' on 12-Dec-1942 while serving as Waist Gunner. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • William Devine

    Military | Sergeant | Waist Gunner
    Baled out of B-17 41-24582 'One O' Clock Jump' on 12-Dec-1942 while serving as Waist Gunner. Prisoner of War (POW). FLew 2 Operations (see Biography events).

  • William Frost

    Military | Captain | Pilot
    Baled out of B-17 41-24582 'One O'Clock Jump' 12-Dec-42 while serving as Pilot and was captured (POW). Aircraft went into a flat spin and crashed near Fontainebleau, France. All of the crew except the Right Waist Gunner and the Ball Turret Gunner were...

  • Kenneth Hildebrand

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner
    Baled out 12-Dec-1942 from B-17 41-24582 'One O' Clock Jump' while serving as Engineer/Top Turret Gunner. Evaded. Flew 2 Operations (see Biography events)

  • Robert Mays

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Baled out of B-17 41-24582 'One O' Clock Jump while serving as Co-Pilot. Aircraft went into a flat spin near Fontainebleau, France and crashed. He evaded capture. Flew 2 Opertions (see Biography events).

  • Joe Phillips

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator
    Baled out of B-17 41-24582 'One O'Clock Jump' while serving as Navigator. Aircraft went into a flat spin 48 minutes after crossing the French coast and crashed near Fontainebleau. Prisoner of War (POW). Flew 2 Operations (see Biography events)

  • Joseph Powers

    Military | Sergeant | Radio Operator Gunner
    Baled out of B-17 41-24582 'One O' Clock Jump' on 12-Dec-1942 while serving as Radio Operator. Prisoner of War (POW). Flew 3 Operations (see Biography events)

  • Floyd Shaw

    Military | Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    Failed to exit B-17 41-24582 'One O' Clock Jump' on 12-Dec-1942 while serving as Ball Turret Gunner. Killed in Action (KIA). Flew on 2 Operations (see Biography events)

  • James Toney

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner
    Baled out of B-17 41-24582 'One O' Clock Jump' on 12-Dec-1942 while serving as Tail Gunner. Evaded. Flew 2 Operations (see Biography events)

Aircraft

  • 41-24582 One O'Clock Jump

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    B-17F 41-24582 'One O'Clock Jump', assigned 358BS/303BG [VK-G] Bangor 11-Oct-42; Molesworth 16-Oct-42; Despatched 12-Dec-42 on mission to bomb the German air depot at Romilly-sur-Seine, France but weather prevented bombing of that target and the...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
25 November 2015 21:16:15 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
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https://fold3.com/page/637459459_floyd_j.%20shaw/

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