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Delivered Cheyenne 27/1/44; Kearney 1/2/44; Presque Is 5/3/44; Assigned 560BS/388BG Knettishall 6/3/44; Missing in Action Liege 25/5/44 with Bill Warren, Bombardier: Jerome Fontaine (2 Killed in Action); Navigator: Gene McClellan, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Oakley Anderson, Ball turret gunner: Russell Field, Waist gunner: Sterley Clayton, Waist gunner: Clarry Peatross,Tail gunner: Art Luckanish (6 Prisoner of War); Co-pilot: Chas Hildebrandt, Radio Operator: Harry Smith (2 evaded capture); flak, crashed Campneuseville, 15 miles NW of Poix-Picardie, Fr. Missing Air Crew Report 5262.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 388th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 560th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 34438820
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Top Turret Gunner / Engineer
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 560th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 13171140
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Waist Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 560th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 560th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-744369
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 560th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot

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Missions

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Event Location Date Description

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Failed to Return (FTR)

76340 Campneuseville, France 1944-05-25 William Warren Crew Shot down by flak

Delivered

Cheyenne, WY, USA 1944-01-27

Assigned

Knettishall, Diss IP22 2TH, UK 1944-03-06 388 BG 560 BS

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:15
ContributorAAM
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log / MACR 5262 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database