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Delivered Tulsa 18/2/44; Rapid City 2/3/44; Dow Fd 9/4/44; Assigned 601BG/398BG [3O-Y] Nuthampstead 24/4/44; (22m) Missing in Action Peenemunde 4/8/44 with Nigel Carter, co-pilot:
Jason Axsom, Navigator: Bill Hembrough, Bombardier: Ed Castro, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Jim Kukuljan, Radio Operator: Bob Doll, Ball turret gunner: Don Dorfmeier, Waist gunner: Bill Carr,Tail gunner: Sanford Lewis (9 Prisoner of War); flak, crashed Koitenhagen, SW of Stralsund, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 7707.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 398th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 398th Bomb Group 601st Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-767968
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 398th Bomb Group 601st Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 16121910
  • Highest Rank: Corporal
  • Role/Job: waist gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 398th Bomb Group 601st Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-818995
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 398th Bomb Group 601st Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-556475
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 398th Bomb Group 601st Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 36741769
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator

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Failed to Return (FTR)

Germany 1944-08-04

Revisions

Date26 Oct 2019 02:44:37
Contributorjmoore43
Sources

Added the word "pilot" after "co-" in the description for clarity.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:15
ContributorAAM
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log / MACR 7707 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database