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Delivered Cheyenne 17/4/44; Hunter 29/4/44; Grenier 11/5/44; Assigned 774BS/463BG Celone 17/5/44; Missing in Action Munich 8/7/44 with Alf Bodine, Co-pilot: Bob Bogard, Navigator: Vernon Hill, Bombardier: Ebe Atkins, Radio Operator: Sal Cestaro, Ball turret gunner: Harley, Waist gunner: Abe Adamsky,Tail gunner: Bob Adams (7POW?); Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Harry Agona, Waist gunner: Jim Barnett (?2KIA; flak, crashed Witselsdorf; Missing Air Crew Report 7320.

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Units served with

Round patch of the 463rd Bomb Group depicting a stork delivering a 1000 pound bomb. Text below reads "The Swoose"
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Fifteenth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Places

  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Foggia Satellite #1, San Nicola-d'Arpi

Events

Event Location Date Description

Crashed

Wetzelsdorf, Graz, Austria 8 July 1944

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:13
ContributorAAM
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log