"Lt Lock and crew of the 92nd Bomb Group beside a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress. England, 6 January 1944."
The 92nd Group's 327th Bomb Squadron was the only Eighth Air Force squadron to fly YB-40s in combat. YB-40s were B-17s modified to fly as a heavily armed escort for other bombers. They were flown on missions between May and June 1943. Between May 1943...
Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
Assigned to 326BS, 92BG, 8AF USAAF. 24 combat missions. Pilot of B-17F 42-30580 'Equipoise' blew a tire and veered off runway on 5-Jan-44. RTD. Shot down on return from mission to Oschersleben on 11-Jan-44 in B-17G 42-31175 'Trudy'. Evaded (EVD). MACR...