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15-June-1944
Left to Right Top: David Appenzellar, Observer; Eddie Rosenburg, Navigator; Tom
Smith, Co-Pilot; Richard R Hruby, Pilot; Herman Flugman, Bombardier;
Doc Blanchard, Radio Operator/Gunner
L-R Bottom Robert Petkoff, Tail Gunner; Fount Bartley, Right Waist
Gunner; Lloyd Bartley, Left Waist Gunner; Cletus Clark, Top Turret
Gunner; Dog “Malfunction.”

Connections

People

  • D Appenzellar

    Military

  • Fount Bartley

    Military | Sergeant | Waist Gunner
    Shot down 29 April 1944 in B-24 41-29513. Returned to base. ...

  • Thomas Bartley

    Military | Sergeant | Waist Gunner
    Shot down 29 April 1944 in B-24 41-29513. Returned to base. ...

  • Cletus Clark

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner
    Shot down 29 April 1944 in B-24 #4129513. Returned to base.

  • Herman Flugman

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier
    Right Landing gear collapsed on landing on the return from a mission to Mont-de-Marsan, France on 27 Mar 1944 in B-24J 42-100107. RTD. B-24H 42-95209 'Sabrina III'.

  • Richard Hruby

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    Shot down 29 April 1944 in B-24 41-29513. Returned to base. ...

  • Malfunction the Dog

    Military | Mascot

  • Robert Petkoff

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner
    Shot down 29 April 1944 in B-24 #4129513. Returned to base.

  • Edwin Rosenburg

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Shot down 29 April 1944 in B-24 41-29513. Returned to base.

  • Thomas Smith

    Military | Flight Officer | Pilot ; Co-Pilot
    Shot down 29 April 1944 in B-24 41-29513. Returned to base.

Aircraft

  • 42-95209 Sabrina III

    B-24 Liberator
    Sabrina III, #42-95209, 506 Sq. was built at the Ford Willow Run plant and first flown in combat by the Richard Hruby crew. Her 106 missions were an amazing record for any B-24 at a time when 15 missions were about average. ...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 April 2021 02:30:13 Adam Bartley Created entry with collection, caption, person associations and aircraft associations
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