42-107125 Doasy Doats

media-44859.jpeg UPL 44859 B-17 42-107125 'Doasy Doats' 545BS, 384BG with partial Bob Koch crew.

USAAF Photo

Object Number - UPL 44859 - B-17 42-107125 'Doasy Doats' 545BS, 384BG with partial Bob Koch crew.

Delivered Tulsa 1/3/44; Rapid City 5/3/44; Dow Fd 21/4/44; Assigned 603BS/398BG Nuthampstead 25/4/44; 600BS [N8-G]; no ops, transferred 545BS/384BG [JD-G] Grafton Underwood 7/12/44; transferred with group to Istres on mapping duties, Salvaged 9AF Germany 10/12/45.

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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
The insignia of the 398th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment
A Pathfinder B-24 Liberator (V2-P+, serial number 42-51691) of the 491st Bomb Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: '491 BG supplying troops at Arnhem, Sept 1944.'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 545th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-772011
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 545th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 33574325
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Top Turret Gunner / Flight Engineer
Eleven men in Air Force uniform posed in front of a military airplane.  Five men standing to the rear, six men kneeling in front.  Large canvas bags are on the ground in front of kneeling men.
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 546th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-522720
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Pilot / Co-Pilot / Commander
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 545th Bomb Squadron 384th Bomb Group
  • Service Numbers: 36457879
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator / Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 545th Bomb Squadron 384th Bomb Group
  • Service Numbers: 32996595
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Flex Gunner / Togglier

Places

B-17 "Sahara Jack"
  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Istre-Le Tubé Air Base

Missions

Revisions

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Contributorjgsmit4
Changes
Sources

[email protected] - grandson of Richard Glen Wismer

Date
ContributorAAM
Changes
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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