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Wilhelm J Hussong

Military

Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed at Cologne on 10/17/44 in B-17 #4338595. Also was part of Stacie's Special crew at one time

Was Ball Turret Gunner on all missions except the one where he was shot down...Rt. Waist Gunner

Service

Units served with

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

  • 334th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 43-38595 'Stormy Weather'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 22/8/44; Lincoln 1/9/44; Grenier 11/9/44; Assigned 334BS/95BG [BG-B] Horham 13/9/44; 6m, Missing in Action Cologne 17/10/44 with Arvil McCulley, Co-pilot: Jean Ericson, Navigator: Joe Kunze, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Andy...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Ensenada, Baja California
Prisoner of War (POW) Germany 17 October 1944
Enlisted

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 November 2017 18:45:22 wjhjr Changes to role, biography, awards and events
Sources

Ball Turret Gunner on all previous missions
per military records

Date Contributor Update
25 January 2017 18:47:49 cmckeever Changes to nickname and media associations
Sources

Friend - Carol Rollinger McKeever

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:27:25 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 9471 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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