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42-31514

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Denver 15/11/43; Gr Island 3/12/43; Presque Is 9/12/43; Assigned 336BS/95BG [ET-K] Horham 17/12/43; 335BS [OE-K];Tail gunner: Jim Gussett (Killed in Action) 18/3/44; (49m), Missing in Action Zeitz 16/8/44 with Don Severson, Co-pilot: Harry Halstead, Navigator: Jim Gregory, Bombardier: Irving Hurst, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Jim Kelley, Radio Operator: Bob Miguet, Ball turret gunner: Mike Massinello, Waist gunner: Leon Livotio,Tail gunner: Ed Yurksy (9 Prisoner of War); lost two engines, and attempted to return home but crashed Mohlau, W of Camburg, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 8178. FULL HOUSE.

Service

Units

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

  • 336th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Robert Boudon

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 95th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 334BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Edward Felski

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 95th Bomb Group

  • James Gregory

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 95th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed at Mohlau on 8/16/44 in B-17 Full House #4231514 POW

  • Harold Halstead

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 95th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed at Mohlau on 8/16/44 in B-17 Full House #4231514 POW

  • Floyd Hammond

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Ball Turret Gunner | 95th Bomb Group

  • Irving Hurst

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 95th Bomb Group
    Crashed at Mohlau in B-17 'Full House' #42-31514 on 8/16/44, Prisoner of War (POW). POW

  • James Kelley

    Military | Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 95th Bomb Group
    Crashed at Mohlau on 8/16/44 in B-17 'Full House' #42-31514, Prisoner of War (POW). Went on march from Stalag Luft 4 from Feb 6, 1945 to May 1945 to elude capture by Russians. Total miles marched between 500 and 750 miles. ...

  • Leonard Livotio

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner | 95th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed at Mohlau on 8/16/44 in B-17 Full House #4231514 POW

  • Weldon Martz

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer | 95th Bomb Group

  • Michael Massinello

    Military | Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 95th Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Crashed at Mohlau on 8/16/44 in B-17 Full House #4231514

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Places

  • Horham

    Military site : airfield
    Horham airfield was planned and built for RAF use, but handed over to the Eighth Air Force and used initially by the 47th Bomb Group. When they joined the Twelfth Air Force in January 1943, it became home to the B-26 Marauders of the 323rd Bomb Group....

  • Presque Isle Army Airfield

    Military site : airfield

Events

Event Location Date
Failed to Return (FTR) Germany 16 August 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:38 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log / MACR 8178 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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