42-107064 Miss Fitt

Delivered Denver 9/2/44; Hunter 3/3/44; Dow Fd 21/4/44; Assigned 398BG Nuthampstead 22/4/44; no ops, transferred 547BS/384BG [SO-S] Grafton Underwood 30/4/44; Missing in Action Munich 16/7/44 with Captain Lee Coleman, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bill Whitley, Radio Operator: Bob Schepers, Waist gunner: Larry Golka, Tail gunner: Frank Felicetti (5 Prisoner of War); Co-pilot: Tom Anthony, Navigator: Henry Giguere, tog-George Yeager, Ball turret gunner: Dan Griffin (4 Killed in Action); flak KO’d entire nose, followed by explosion, crashed Oberpfaffenhofen afd, SW of Munich, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 7553. MISS FITT.

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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
  • Service Numbers: O-706110
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 544th Bomb Squadron 547th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-802726
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 547th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 12193753
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 547th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-762768
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier/Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 547th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 36257123
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Waist Gunner

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Events

Event Location Date Description

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Failed to Return (FTR)

Germany 16 July 1944

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:15
ContributorAAM
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log / MACR 7553 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database