42-29741 Corn State Terror

Delivered Cheyenne 11/2/43; Gt Falls 17/2/43; Salina 5/3/43; Assigned 303BG Molesworth 15/4/43; transferred 368BS/306BG [BO-V] Thurleigh 17/4/43; 324BS/91BG [DF-F/D/P] Bassingbourn 11/9/43; battle damaged over Schweinfurt 14/10/43 with Lt Christensen wia-died next day, cp Lt Mendelsohn brought ship back to crash landed at RAF Tangmere and slammed into tree;

After long repair returmed to base and transferred 401BS [LL-D] before re-ass. to AFSC 6/4/44;

Returned to the USA Tinker 29/4/44; Winston Salem 5/22/44; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Bush Fd 15/5/45. CORN STATE TERROR.

Connections

See how this entry relates to other items in the archive by exploring the connections below.

Units served with

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers 368th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 36408642
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Air Gunner, Togglier/Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars 324th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 21135517 / O-?
  • Highest Rank: Colonel
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars 324th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 17065567 / O-738094
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars 324th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 37375849
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio operator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars 324th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 19079342 / O-801069
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator

Places

Missions

Revisions

Date14 Dec 2022 21:56:27
Contributorjmoore43
Sources

Added an association to the 8th AF Mission #115 on 10/14/1943 per info in the "Summary biography".

 

Date14 Dec 2022 21:08:34
Contributorjmoore43
Sources

Added BG and BS listed in the A/C Biography section.

Date23 Nov 2022 22:05:40
Contributorjmoore43
Sources

Added the Production block number and Manufacturer per info on the internet. 

SOURCE: https://b17flyingfortress.de/en/production-block/b-17f-70-bo-42-29732-4…

 

Date27 Jul 2021 19:00:17
Contributoracbernstein1
Sources

AAMIB

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:23
ContributorAAM
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log