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Glen E Seeber

Military

Shot down near Joigny, France on 10 September 1944 in B-17 'You Never Know' 42-32086 Killed in Action.

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People

  • Maurice Diehl

    Military | Engineer/Top Turret gunner | 457th Bomb Group
    Shot down near Joigny, France on 10 September 1944 in B-17 'You Never Know' 42-32086 Returned.

  • Thomas Farrell

    Military | Ball Turret Gunner | 457th Bomb Group
    Shot down near Joigny, France on 10 September 1944 in B-17 'You Never Know' 42-32086 Returned.

  • Andrew Friesen

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 457th Bomb Group
    Shot down near Joigny, France on 10 September 1944 in B-17 'You Never Know' 42-32086 Returned.

  • Loren Hampton

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 457th Bomb Group
    Shot down near Joigny, France on 10 September 1944 in B-17 'You Never Know' 42-32086 Returned.

  • Orville Hocker

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-pilot | 457th Bomb Group
    Shot down near Joigny, France on 10 September 1944 in B-17 'You Never Know' 42-32086 Returned.

  • Russell Karl

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 457th Bomb Group
    Shot down near Joigny, France on 10 September 1944 in B-17 'You Never Know' 42-32086 Returned.

  • Robert Mattox

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 457th Bomb Group
    Shot down near Joigny, France on 10 September 1944 in B-17 'You Never Know' 42-32086 Wounded in Action, treated in French hospital.

  • Michael Pipock

    Military | Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 457th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) 25 November 1944 PH

  • Richard Weaver

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 457th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 749BS, 457BG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) Merseberg in B-17 'Half N Half' 42-38064 Mid air collision with B-17 44-8418 8-Nov-44, Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 10344 Awards: AM (OLC), PH.

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Units served with

  • 457th Bomb Group

    457th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 457th Bomb Group began combat operations during the Big Week of 20-25 February when American bombers carried out concentrated raids against German aircraft bases, factories and assembly plants. The air crews' targets on that first mission were...

  • 749th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-102948 The Denver Bandit

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 21/4/44; Kearney 2/5/44; Grenier 21/5/44; Assigned 749BS/457BG [D] Glatton 23/5/44; Missing in Action Magdeburg 28/9/44 with Keylon Clarke, Navigator: Walt Sundling, Bombardier: Bob Smith, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Albt...

  • 42-107034 Rampant Pansy

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 3/2/44; Dow Fd 18/4/44; Assigned 398BG Nuthampstead 1/5/44; no ops, transferred 749BS/457BG [K] Glatton 3/5/44; battle damaged Stuttgart 9/12/44 with ?; crash landed continent, Salvaged 2 SAD. RAMPANT PANSY.

  • 42-31706 Slow But Sure

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 7/12/43; Cheyenne 19/12/43; Kearney 22/12/43; Assigned 749BS/457BG [M] Glatton 14/2/44; declared war weary and transferred 1 SAD Burtonwood 24/3/45 modified for airborne lifeboat; Returned to the USA 121 BU Bradley 30/6/45; Jackson 1/7...

  • 42-32086 You Never Know

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 22/1/44; Kearney 7/2/44; Presque Is 18/2/44; Assigned 401BG Deenethorpe 3/3/44; transferred 749BS/457BG [N] Glatton 5/3/44; battle damaged Mannheim 9/9/44 with Loren Hampton, Co-pilot: Orville Hocker, Navigator: Bob Mattox,...

  • 42-38113 Rene III

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 16/12/43; Gr Island 29/12/43; Presque Is 21/1/44; Assigned 749BS/457BG [A] Glatton 23/1/44; then 750BS [R]; Missing in Action [105m] Rheine 21/3/44 with Craig Creason, Ralph Gray, Rudi Haumann, Tom Madigan, Blair Arsenault, Ralph...

  • 43-37828 Georgia Peach

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 26/5/44; Kearney 4/6/44; Grenier 17/6/44; Assigned 749BS/457BG [L] Glatton 30/6/44 REMEMBER ME?; 30/12/44 with Bill McCall, Tom Gregory, Art Livingston, George Cooke, George Perry, Bob Haynes, Walter Slate, Linville Wells, Larido...

Associated Place

  • Glatton

    Military site : airfield
    Glatton, which lay mostly in the parish of Conington, was built by the 809th Engineer Battalion (Aviation) of the U.S. Army in the last months of 1942. Unusually, the base's three runways surrounded Rose Court Farm, which remained a working farm...

Events

Event Location Date
Died 10 September 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 December 2017 11:46:44 Lucy May Changes to biography and place associations
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MACR 8904: https://www.fold3.com/image/28737186

Date Contributor Update
10 November 2015 01:35:45 mseeber99 Changes to aircraft associations
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USAAF Loading lists

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09 November 2015 02:18:41 mseeber99 Changes to person associations
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Glen Seeber's Personal Papers

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01 November 2015 18:54:15 mseeber99 Changes to place associations
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Glen Seeber's personal papers

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01 November 2015 16:32:17 mseeber99 Changes to aircraft associations
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MACR

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01 November 2015 16:24:17 mseeber99 Changes to service number
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MACR

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01 November 2015 16:21:59 mseeber99 Changes to person associations
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MACR

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01 November 2015 16:19:31 mseeber99 Changes to person associations
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MACR

Date Contributor Update
01 November 2015 16:17:59 mseeber99 Changes to person associations
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MACR

Date Contributor Update
01 November 2015 01:35:01 mseeber99 Changes to person associations
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Personal Papers of Glen Seeber

Date Contributor Update
31 October 2015 15:32:58 mseeber99 Changes to nickname, role and awards
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From service record

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:11:28 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

1993 457th BGA Roster, Combat Chronology, p. 157 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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