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  • 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...

  • 360th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Iva Fegette

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator
    Shot down in B-17F 41-24585 'Wulfe Hund', 303BG/360BS while serving as Radio Operator. Evaded. Participated in 3 missions (See Biography events) with B-17F 41-24585 and evaded capture and returned to England on 25-May-43. He then returned to the 303BG...

  • Paul Flickinger

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Shot down 12 December 1942 in B-17 41-24585 [PU-B] 'Wulf Hound' while serving as Pilot. Prisoner of War (POW). Participated on 3 missions (See Biogrqaphy events). POW

  • Lincoln O'Connell

    Military | Master Sergeant | Tail Gunner
    23-Jun-42 Assigned as Tail Gunner on B-17F 41-24585 [PU-B], "Wulfe Hound", 303BG/360BS at Alamogordo Field, Alamogordo, New Mexico. 16-Oct-42 Arrived at Molesworth,UK aboard "Wulfe Hound". ...

  • Beverly Polk

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier
    Shot down 12 December 1942 in B-17 41-24585 [PU-B] 'Wulfe Hund', 303BG/360BS while serving as Bombardier on a mission to bomb the railroad marshalling yards at Rouen, France. Prisoner of War (POW). Pariticpated in 3 missions (See Biography events). POW

  • Arnold Schletfeldt

    Military | Sergeant | Aerial Engineer, F/P

  • Gilbert Schowalter

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Shot down 12 December 1942 in B-17 41-24585 'Wulf Hund' while serving as Navigator. Evaded. Particiated on 3 missions. (See Biography events)

  • Joseph Sunderlin

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    23-Jun-42 Assigned as Ball Turret Gunner on B-17F 41-24585 [PU-B] "Wulfe Hound", 303BG/360BS at Alamogordo Field, Alamogordo, New Mexico. 16-Oct-42 Arrived at Molesworth, UK aboard "Wulfe Hound". ...

  • William Whitman

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner
    Shot down 12 December 1942 in B-17 41-24585 'Wulfe-Hound' while serving as Engineer/Top Turret Gunner. Evaded. Participated in 3 missions (See Biography events)

  • Jack Williams

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Shot down 12 December 1942 in B-17 41-24585 'Wulf Hund' while serving as Co-Pilot: Evaded. Participated in 3 Missions (See Biography events).

Aircraft

  • 41-24585 Wulfe-Hound

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    B-17F 41-24585 "Wulfe-Hound" was assigned 360BS/303BG [PU-B] Bangor 14-Oct-42; Molesworth 16-Oct-42; Missing in Action Rouen-Sotteville 12-Dec-42 sustained damage from enemy aircraft, force landed in a field in France. Was removed and repaired by the...

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Date Contributor Update
06 August 2018 15:32:19 general ira snapsorter Changes to unit associations and person associations
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Date Contributor Update
05 August 2018 00:17:08 Grandson_of_Whitman Created entry with collection
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Personal discussions and pictures from my grandfather, William A. Whitman, engineer and top turret gunner on B-17 41-24585 "Wulfe-Hound."

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