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Craig T Conley

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Shot down 14 October 1943 in B-17 42-30804. KIA.

Service

People

  • Silas Adamson

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 305th Bomb Group Can Do
    Shot down 14 October 1943 in B-17 #4230804. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Walter Kaeli

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Bombardier, Bombardier; Togglier | 305th Bomb Group Can Do
    Shot down 14 October 1943 in B-17 #4237740. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Charles Lozenski

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Airplane Armorer Gunner | 305th Bomb Group Can Do
    Charles Lozenski served as an aerial gunner with the 365th Bomb Squadron of the 305th Bomb Group, flying missions out of Chelveston, England. Was on the Kane/Normand Crew 14/10/43 A/C #2-3412 1 of 2 two to return out of 15 from the 305th that day.

  • Victor Maxwell

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 305th Bomb Group Can Do
    Shot down 14 October 1943 in B-17 #4230804. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Jerome Pumo

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator, Radio Operator Gunner | 305th Bomb Group Can Do
    Shot down 14 October 1943 in B-17 #4230804. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Ralph Riddle

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Bombardier, Bombardier; Togglier | 305th Bomb Group Can Do
    Shot down 26 November 1943 in B-17 #4231046. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • Willis Rowen

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 305th Bomb Group Can Do
    Shot down 14 October 1943 in B-17 #4230804. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Ben Witten

    Military | 305th Bomb Group Can Do

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Units served with

  • 305th Bomb Group Can Do

    305th Bomb Group Can Do

    Group
    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...

  • 365th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-30804

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Dallas 30/7/43; Gore Fd 31/8/43; Dallas 2/8/43; Redmond 17/8/43; Assigned 365BS/305BG [XK-G] Chelveston 18/9/43; Missing in Action Schweinfurt 14/10/43 with Vic Maxwell, Co-pilot: Willis Rowen, Navigator: Urban Klister, Bombardier: Andy Zavar...

  • 42-3195

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 17/3/43; Presque Is 27/4/43; Assigned 366BS/305BG [KY-O] Chelveston 22/6/43; Missing in Action 14/10/43 with Neal Fisher, Co-pilot: Clinton Bush, Radio Operator: Harvey Bennett, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Clinton Bitton,...

Missions

  • VIII Bomber Command 106

    2 October 1943
    This mission is composed of three elements, two or which are directed at the industrial areas of Emden, Germany and the other at the German airfield at Woensdrecht, Holland. The first element is a formation of 163 B-17s from 1st Bomb Division which...

Associated Place

  • Chelveston

    Military site : airfield
    Chelveston was adapted and expanded in preparation for the arrival of American forces. Rather than heavy bombers, the first aircraft to fly from its runways were C-47 Skytrains that were flown by the 60th Troop Carrier Group in July 1942. The first...

Events

Event Location Date
Born McCallsburg, Iowa
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 14 October 1943
Buried McCallsburg, Iowa

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
21 May 2019 03:45:35 CHARLIE B Changes to person associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
Sources

AAF ARCHIVES

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:06:40 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 922 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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