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"Crew of the Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortress" 'Hell's Angel' pose beside their plane at a base in England, 16 June 1944. 401st Bomb Group."

Rear L-R: 1Lt Francis W. Hoad, 1Lt Harvey G Tomlinson, 1Lt George F Bingham, 1Lt Eugene F Lott.

Front L-R: Unk, T/Sgt Duane G Brandt, Unk, Unk, T/Sgt Johnny K Dunn, S/Sgt Carl W Johns.

Unknowns - S/Sgt Emanuel Pinilis, S/Sgt Lawson Yeatts, S/Sgt Harold Magruger

Connections

People

  • George Bingham

    Military | Captain | Pilot
    Assigned to 612BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. 33 x combat mission. ETD ...

  • Duane Brandt

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator / Gunner
    Assigned to 612BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. 56 x combat missions. Failed to Return (FTR) Evere A/D in B-17 42-31511 'Fool's Luck III'; Shot down, ditched in Channel, 3 miles W of Calais 10-Apr-44. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 3939 Awards: AM (3OLC), PH.

  • Johnny Dunn

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Engineer /Top Turret
    Assigned to 612BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. 34 x combat missions, ETD. Awards: WWII Victory. EAME.

  • Francis Hoad

    Military | Major | Co-Pilot
    Assigned to 612BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. 56 x combat missions. Shot down 10-Apr-44 in B-17 42-31511 'Fool's Luck III'. Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 3939 ...

  • Carl Johns

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    Assigned to 612BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. 33 x comabt missions. ETD Awards: DFC, AM (2OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Eugene Lott

    Military | Major | Bombardier
    Assigned to 612BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. 34 x combat missions. ETD Awards: AM, PH, WWII Victory, EAME, UN and Korean medals. Post war: Remained in USAF, serving in Korean conflict.

  • Harold Magruger

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner
    Assigned to 612BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. 33 x combat missions, ETD. Awards: WWII Victory. EAME.

  • Emanuel Pinilis

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner
    Assigned to 612BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. 33 x combat missions, ETD. Awards: WWII Victory. EAME.

  • Harvey Tomlinson

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator
    Assigned to 612BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. 33 x combat mission. ETD . Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Lawson Yeatts

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    Assigned to 612BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. Lt Bingham crew. 33 x combat missions. ETD Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

Aircraft

  • 42-39993 Hells Angels Out Of Chute 13

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 26/10/43; Assigned 612BS/401BG [SC-C] Deenethorpe 1/1/44; 118m landing accident at base with Jim Nolan 7/5/45; sal 2 SAD Watton, Nfk 8/5/45. HELL’S ANGELS OUT OF CHUTE 13 aka GROSSLY INADEQUATE. ...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
07 March 2019 22:35:59 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, person associations and aircraft associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/32157271?terms=George%20F%20Bingham

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