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John R Schonberger


Shot down 19 May 1943 in B-17 # 4124573. Plane crashed into North Sea. POW


Units served with

  • 305th Bomb Group Can Do

    305th Bomb Group Can Do

    The 305th Bombardment Group (Heavy), nicknamed "Can Do" was activated 1-March-1942 at Salt Lake City Air Base, Utah which was their primary training base until 11-Jun-1942 when they relocated to Geiger Field, Washington until 29-Jun-1942, then on to...

  • 364th Bomb Squadron


  • 41-24573 The Baby

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    364BS/305BG [WF-S/N] Bangor 19/10/42; Grafton Underwood 29/10/42; Missing in Action Kiel 19/5/43 with Carroll MacCauley, Co-pilot: Adrian Lyon, Radio Operator: Jim Shaw, Ball turret gunner: Elsa Spiva, Waist gunner: John Lukacovic, Waist gunner: Alex...


Event Location Date
Prisoner of war 19 May 1943 – 2 July 1945
Died Kansas City, Missouri 29 October 2001


Date Contributor Update
15 April 2019 09:44:51 Emily Changes to events

Date Contributor Update
20 November 2015 16:59:47 Emily Changes to biography and aircraft associations

Associated a/c from existing bio and added fate from A/C page

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:16:37 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Roll of Honor