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Frank G Chapman


Chapman, F. Crew



  • Wilson Cupp

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 381st Bomb Group
    Assigned to 535BS, 381BG, 8AF USAAF. Chapman, F. Crew. Awards: DFC, AM(3OLC), PH, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Robert Gugenheim

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 381st Bomb Group
    Tail gunner, Chapman, F. Crew. 381st BG, 535th BS. Credited with one German fighter destroyed on the 23 September 1943 mission.

  • Sidney Novell

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 381st Bomb Group
    Navigator, Chapman Crew. 381st BG, 535th BS. B-17F #42-5846 "Tinker Toy". KIA July 26, 1943 on Mission #13 to the Blohm & Voss Seaplane factory at Hamburg. First mission. He was hit by a flak burst in the left thigh and artery. Buried in Brookwood,...

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Units served with

  • 381st Bomb Group

    381st Bomb Group

    The 381st Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Ridgewell, Essex between June 1943 and April 1945. The Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit Citations, the first for bombing shipyards at Bremen, whilst under heavy attack, on 8 October 1943 and...

  • 535th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-5846 Tinker Toy

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 19/3/43; Pueblo 10/4/43; Smoky Hill 6/5/43; Presque Is 21/5/43; Assigned 535BS/381BG [MS-X] Ridgewell 26/5/43 with Capt Landon Hendricks, Capt John Hamilton, M/Sgt Marshall Peavey line chief, M/Sgt Rhea Rutherford radio, Lt Ernie...


  • VIII Bomber Command 77

    26 July 1943
    The German rubber industry at Hannover, Germany and the U-Boat shipyards at Hamburg, Germany are the primary focus of this mission. In addition, a German ship convoy and targets of opportunity at Wilhelmshaven and Wesermunde are bombed. The first...


Date Contributor Update
03 December 2017 03:49:55 ARowe95 Changes to nickname


Date Contributor Update
03 November 2017 19:20:52 ARowe95 Changes to place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:10:01 AAM AAM ingest

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