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42-102927

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 19/4/44; Hunter 27/4/44; Grenier 11/5/44; Assigned 815BS/483BG Sterparone 17/5/44.

Missing in Action Memmingen, Ger 18/7/44 with Bill Vandendries, Wanstrom, Wojciechowski, Rosoff, Hancock, Barlow (6 Prisoner of War); Fuhrman, Bell, Solomon, Allard (4 Killed in Action); enemy aircraft, crashed Ravensburg; Missing Air Crew Report 6980. BUNKY.

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  • 483rd Bomb Group

    483rd Bomb Group

    Group
    'As part of the 15th Air Force in WWII, the 483rd Bombardment Group (H) played a significant role in the eventual defeat of Germany's forces. Its four combat squadrons, the 815th, 816th, 817th and 840th flew a total of 5,623 sorties from 12 April 1944...

  • 815th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Jerome Wojciechowski

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 483rd Bomb Group
    The following was reported by the pilot, William P. Vandendries. Vandendries was one of those shot down when the group lost 14 planes over Hemminge, Germany on 18 July 1944. Flying with five of his own crew and four replacements, Vandendries recorded...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:13 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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