42-102549 Boomerang Baby, Lady Satan

Delivered Cheyenne 12/3/44; Kearney 30/3/44; Dow Fd 7/4/44; Assigned 569BS/390BG [CC-L] Framlingham 8/4/44; Missing in Action Merseburg 29/7/44 with Harry Stewart, Co-pilot: Norman Quest, Navigator: Marris Todd, Bombardier: Dan Clark, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Lou Gilbert, Radio Operator: Simon Spradlin, Ball turret gunner: Frank Wielgos (7OW); Waist gunner: Howard Tillison,Tail gunner: Joy Putnam (2 Killed in Action); enemy aircraft and flak KO’d #3 and #4, crashed Hassenhausen, N of Jena, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 7822. BOOMERANG BABY aka LADY SATAN.

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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 569th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 390th Bomb Group 569th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Top Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 390th Bomb Group 569th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 390th Bomb Group 569th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 390th Bomb Group 569th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot

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Events

Event Location Date Description

Other

Failed to Return (FTR)

Germany 29 July 1944

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:10
ContributorAAM
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log / MACR 7822 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database