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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


    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
    While serving as bombardier, on 26 November, 1943, a 20mm shell exploded in the nose, killed the navigator, seriously injured Lt. Spencer, and destroyed the plexiglass nose. The flight engineer removed Lt. Spencer to a position of safety, but Lt....

  • 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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