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Flying Fortress B-17G 42-102700 "I'll Get By" 412th BS, 95th BG, 8AF USAAF. Photo includes; Oscar Walrod, Frank Sohm, Donald Phillips, Barney Lipkin, Jasper Kaylor, Robert Hill, Raymond Dallas, Walter Collyer, Elmer Bockman, and Robert Baber.

Connections

Units

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

  • 412th Bomb Squadron
  • 8th Air Force

People

  • Robert Baber

    Military | Captain | Pilot
    Pilot B-17 42-102700 "I'll Get By" Shot down by flak and crashed near Lisieux. 2-8-44. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Elmer Bockman

    Military | Captain | Command Pilot, Pilot, Mission
    Mission Command Pilot B-17 "I'll Get By" 42-102700. Shot down by flak and crashed near Lisieux. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Walter Collyer

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner
    Tail Gunner B-17 "I'll Get By" 42-102700, Shot down by flak and crashed near Lisieux on 8/2/44, Prisoner of War (POW).

  • Raymond Dallas

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator
    Navigator B-17 "I'll Get By" 42-102700, Shot down by flak and crashed near Lisieux. 2-8-44. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Robert Hill

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator
    Radio Operator B-17 "I'll Get By" 42-102700, Shot down by flak and crashed near Lisieux. 2-8-44. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Jasper Kaylor

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Co-Pilot B-17 "I'll Get By" 42-102700, Shot down by flak and crashed near Lisieux. 2-8-44. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Barney Lipkin

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner
    Right Waist Gunner in B-17 "I'll Get By" 42-102700, Shot down by flak and crashed near Lisieux on 2/8/44. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Donald Phillips

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    Ball Turret Gunner in B-17 "I'll Get By" 42-102700, Shot down by flak and crashed near Lisieux on 2/8/44. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Frank Sohm

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier
    B-17 "I'll Get By" 42-102700, Shot down by flak and crashed near Lisieux. 2-8-44. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Oscar Walrod

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner
    Top Turret Gunner B-17 "I'll Get By" 42-102700, Shot down by flak and crashed near Lisieux. 2-8-44. Killed in Action (KIA).

Aircraft

  • 42-102700 "I'll Get By"

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 26/3/44; Hunter 16/4/44; Dow Fd 3/5/44; Assigned 412BS/95BG [QW-Z] Horham 4/5/44; 22m, Missing in Action Paris 2/8/44 with Capt Bob Baber, Co-pilot: Jasper Kaylor, Navigator: Ray Dallas, Bombardier: Frank Sohm, Flight engineer/top...

Locations

  • Horham

    Military site : airfield
    Horham airfield was planned and built for RAF use, but handed over to the Eighth Air Force and used initially by the 47th Bomb Group. When they joined the Twelfth Air Force in January 1943, it became home to the B-26 Marauders of the 323rd Bomb Group....

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
26 May 2017 21:47:52 WD-C Mustang Changes to caption
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Added names of person to caption using the associations.

Date Contributor Update
20 December 2015 10:53:40 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
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