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Delivered Cheyenne 11/3/44; Gr Island 29/3/44; Dow Fd 7/4/44; Assigned 568BS/390BG [BI-F] Framlingham 8/4/44; Missing in Action Munich 13/7/44 with George Spann, Co-pilot: Theo Becker, Navigator: Prospero Demarco, Bombardier: Jim Webb, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Dave Dee, Radio Operator: Frank Aufdemorte, Ball turret gunner: Paul Phillips, Waist gunner: Ray Marcello, Waist gunner: John Redeagle,Tail gunner: Bill Haas (10 Prisoner of War); flak hit in bomb bay, crew bailed then aircraft blew up, crashed Notzing, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 7494.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 390th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 390th Bomb Group 568th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 34344769
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 390th Bomb Group 568th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 390th Bomb Group 568th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Top Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 390th Bomb Group 568th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 390th Bomb Group 568th Bomb Squadron
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner

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Events

Event Location Date Description

Other

Failed to Return (FTR)

Germany 13 July 1944

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:10
ContributorAAM
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log / MACR 7494 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database