Assigned to 597BS, 397BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Eller railroad bridge, shot down by fighters over target crew baled out 6 x POW. MACR 11349.
Crew: Pilot 2Lt Fred W Marshall [CA], Co Paul W McIntosh Jr [MI], Bomb/Nav S/Sgt James R Nichols [ND], Eng Cpl Harold M LaShelle [CA], Radio S/Sgt Mitchell Curry [MS], Arm/Gunner Cpl Warren E Hampton [CA].
Military | First Lieutenant | Bomber pilot | 397th Bomb Group
Assigned to 597BS, 397BG, 9AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) mission to Eller railroad bridge, shot down by fighters over target crew baled out Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 11349. Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.
23 December 1944
Military site : airfield
Originally allocated to the Eighth Air Force as a heavy bomber base, Rivenhall was built during 1943-44 but transferred to the Ninth Air Force before construction was complete. It had three concrete runways, 51 loop hardstandings and two dispersed T2...
|Failed to Return (FTR)||Germany||23 December 1944|
|20 January 2017 13:44:42||Al_Skiff||Changes to markings|
|20 January 2017 13:43:55||Al_Skiff||Changes to production block number, nicknames, description, unit associations, place associations and mission associations|
|27 September 2014 18:41:09||AAM||AAM ingest|
MACR 11349 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database