41-24525 What's Cookin Doc?

Object Number - UPL 7548 - B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 41-24525) nicknamed "WHAT'S COOKIN' DOC?"

Assigned 422BS/305BG [JJ-O] Presque Is 22/9/10/42; Grafton Underwood 25/9/42; transferred 547BS/384BG [SO-Y] Grafton Underwood 14/10/43; Missing in Action Ludwigshafen 7/1/44 with Walter Ernest Garner, Co-pilot: Philip Bern, Bombardier: James Daigle, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Russell Hawk, Radio Operator: William Edmiston, Ball turret gunner: Edward Rardon, Waist gunner: Charles Hays, Tail gunner: Jack Anderson (8 Prisoner of War); Navigator: Guy Canale, Waist gunner: Charles Hannah (2 Killed in Action); enemy aircraft, crashed Port-le-Grand, four miles NW of Abbeville, France. Missing Air Crew Report 1608. WHAT'S COOKING DOC?

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Units served with

The insignia of the 384th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 547th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 547th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-793891
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 547th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-809529
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 547th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 547th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 33250560
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator

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Missions

Events

Event Location Date Description

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Shot Down

Port-le-Grand, France 1944-01-07 Failed to Return Comments: Left formation after bombing target. Most of crew bailed out near Abbeville, France; aircraft crashed near Saint-Valery-sur-Somme, France; MACR 1608.

Assigned

Grafton Underwood Airfield, UK 1943-10-14 384BG 547BS

Revisions

Date13 Feb 2022 19:46:53
Contributorjmoore43
Sources

Added a space before the words "Tail gunner" in the A/C “Description” to aid readability.

Date23 Jan 2015 02:20:31
Contributorbombercommand
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384thbombgroup.com

Date23 Jan 2015 02:00:15
Contributorbombercommand
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384THBOMBGROUP.COM

Date23 Jan 2015 01:59:24
Contributorbombercommand
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384thbombgroup
Fold3.com

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:03
ContributorAAM
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log / MACR 1608 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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