41-24417 Dixie Demo II

Assigned 92BG Bangor 14/7/42; 97BG 24/8/42; dam 21/10/42; BAD 24/10/42; 369BS/306BG [WW-M] Thurleigh /10/42; ditched North Sea, off Cromer, Nfk., 26/7/43 with Alphonse Maresh, Co-pilot: Bob Hoyt, Navigator: Jim Brown, Bombardier: Art Isaac, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: John Ross, Radio Operator: Gordon Lewis, Ball turret gunner: Mo Steinhart, Waist gunner: Linden Voight, Waist gunner: Theo Harkin, Tail gunner: Reaford Watkins (10 Returned to Duty); ditched North Sea, ¼ mile off Norfolk coast, rescued by ASR. DIXIE DEMO II.

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  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers 369th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-790288
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers 369th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 10600429
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner; Waist Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers 367th Bomb Squadron 369th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-735789
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers 369th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-669303
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers 366th Bomb Squadron 369th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator

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Cromer, UK 26 July 1943

Revisions

Date30 Dec 2021 20:18:40
Contributorjmoore43
Sources

Added a space before the words "Tail gunner" in the A/C “Description” to aid readability.
Added the Production block number and Manufacturer per info on the internet.
SOURCE: https://b17flyingfortress.de/en/production-block/b-17f-5-bo-41-24390-41…

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:02
ContributorAAM
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log