42-107076

Object Number - UPL 40492 - SSgt Philip Scriffignano, Left Waist Gunner on B17G 42-107076, 563rd Bomber Squadron, 388th Bomber Group. Target of the Focke-Wulf Aircraft...

Delivered Tulsa 14/2/44; Presque Is 6/3/44; Assigned 563BS/388BG Knettishall 9/3/44; Missing in Action Warnemunde 9/4/44 with Vince Sundstrom, Co-pilot: John Vlymen, ng-S/Sgt Manuel Weintraub, Bombardier: Alex Bruce, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Norman Gallagher, Radio Operator: John Rose, Ball turret gunner: Sid Schneider, Waist gunner: Phil Scriffignano, Waist gunner: Adolph Waluck,Tail gunner: Gene Budzbanewski (10 Killed in Action); flak, crashed into sea seven miles SE of Nykobing, near Boto, Den. Missing Air Crew Report 3656.

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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 563rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-739452
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 563rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 16127725
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 563rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 39237823
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Top Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 563rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 37259152
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 563rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 12193767
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner

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Events

Event Location Date Description

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Failed to Return (FTR)

Germany 9 April 1944

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:15
ContributorAAM
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log / MACR 3656 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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