42-107196 Temptress

Delivered Tulsa 20/3/44; Kearney 31/3/44; Dow Fd 4/4/44; Assigned 360BS/303BG [PU-G] Molesworth 22/4/44; Missing in Action Brux 12/9/44 with Art Mehlhoff, Co-pilot: Edgar Nelson, Navigator: Gaylon Williams (wia, & died 10/10/44), Bombardier: Harry Newcomb, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Don Wagner, Radio Operator: Norman Thye, Ball turret gunner: Elwood Keeran, Waist gunner: Vernon Harris,Tail gunner: Ben Quackenbush (9 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft, crashed Jachymov, Czech; Missing Air Crew Report 8825. TEMPTRESS.

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Units served with

Official emblem of the 303rd Bomb Group approved 7 November 1942.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group 360th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 16080041
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group 360th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 37680104
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: waist gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group 360th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 19152037
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group 360th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group 360th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-822601
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Other

Failed to Return (FTR)

Germany 12 September 1944

Revisions

Date1 Jan 2020 23:46:18
Contributorphil marchese
Sources

44-8125 G- VE

Date11 Jan 2016 11:31:47
ContributorA. van Erp
Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:16
ContributorAAM
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log / MACR 8825 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database