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"Lt. Daniel A Shebeck and crew of the 358th Bomb Squadron, 303rd Bomb Group beside a Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortress" "Jersey Bounce". England, 27 July 1943."

Rear L-R: 2Lt Daniel A Shebeck, 2Lt Dwight M Curo, 2Lt Paul W. Campbell, 2Lt Charles W. Spencer
Front L-R: S/Sgt Frank F Perez, T/Sgt Mark E Tudor, T/Sgt Frank G Krajacic, S/Sgt Joseph Gross, S/Sgt Fred W Boyd, S/Sgt George W Buck

Connections

Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Command
    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 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

  • Fred Boyd

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner
    B-17F 42-3192 was shot down by fighters enroute to target Gilz-Rijen A/F, Holland on 19 Aug 1943. Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 284 Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • George Buck

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner
    Shot down 19 August 1943 in B-17 #423192 'City of Albuquerque. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Paul Campbell

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot
    Shot down by fighters on mission to Oschersleben on 11 Jan 1944 in B-17F #42-30865. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Dwight Curo

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Shot down 19 August 1943 in B-17 #423192 'City of Albuquerque. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Joseph Gross

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner
    Shot down 19 August 1943 in B-17 #423192 'City of Albuquerque. ' Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Frank Krajacic

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner
    Assigned to 358BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. Shot down 19-Aug-43 in B-17 42-3192 'City of Albuquerque'. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 284 Awards: AM, PH (OLC).

  • Frank Perez

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    Shot down 19 August 1943 in B-17 #423192 'City of Albuquerque. ' Prisoner of War (POW) in Stalag XVIIb where he suffered malnutrition, pneumonia and dysentery. The 303rd was ordered to bomb a German airfield located at Gilze-Rijen, Holland near the...

  • Daniel Shebeck

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Assigned to 358BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. Shot down 19-Aug-43 in B-17 42-3192 'City of Albuquerque'. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 284 Awards: PH.

  • Charles Spencer

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier

  • Mark Tudor

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator
    Assigned to 358BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. Shot down on mission to Oschersleben on 11 Jan 1944 in B-17F 42-5360 'War Bride'. Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 1032 Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

Aircraft

  • 41-24539 Jersey Bounce

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 358BS/303BG [VK-K] Kellogg Fd 15/9/42; Molesworth 16/10/42; CCRC Bovingdon 27/7/43; 384BG Grafton Underwood 22/9/43; Salvaged NBD 31/5/45. JERSEY BOUNCE.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 December 2018 13:22:57 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/161269114?terms=Mark%20Tudor

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