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Leon T Haas

Military

Leon T Haas served as an armourer with the 91st BG servicing several aircraft

Service

Aircraft

  • 42-2990 Dame Satan

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 322BS/91BG [LG-R] West Palm Beach 14/12/42; Bassingbourn 10/1/43; Missing in Action 11+m Schweinfurt 17/8/43 with Pilot Jack A. Hargis; Ball turret gunner: Starr A. Tucker (2 Killed in Action); Navigator: Carlyle H. Darling; Bombardier: Edward...

  • 42-31070 Dame Satan II

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 15/9/43; Assigned 322BS/91BG [LG-M] Bassingbourn 14/12/43; Returned to the USA SSTA Homestead 16/7/44; 4100 BU Patterson 24/7/44; 610 BU Eglin 20/10/44; Wright Fd 24/10/44; 610 BU Eglin 19/12/44; Reconstruction Finance Corporation ...

  • 42-31353 Queenie

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 25/10/43; Gr Island 3/11/43; Romulus 12/11/43; Assigned 322BS/91BG [LG-Q] Bassingbourn 20/12/43; Missing in Action 18+m Berlin 29/4/44 with Jim Purdy, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bill Fischer, Ball turret gunner: Lou Carusello...

  • 42-31367 Chow-Hound

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 25/10/43; Assigned 322BS/91BG [LG-R] Bassingbourn 25/1/44; Missing in Action 50+m Caen 8/8/44 with Jack Thompson, Co-pilot: Dave Nelson, Navigator: Chas Bacigalupa*, Bombardier: Chas Sherrill, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Henry...

  • 44-6308 Stinky, Munchin' Kid

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Kearney 28/6/44; Grenier 9/7/44; Assigned 322BS/91BG [LG-S) Bassingbourn 22/7/44 MUNCHIN' KID; 323BS; 72m, inc two Rubbernecks Returned to the USA Bradley 13/6/45; Sth Plains 15/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 November 2020 21:05:42 RayWells Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nickname, nationality, role, biography and aircraft associations
Sources

Information from His Grandson Ryan Benecoff

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