42-30175

Delivered Cheyenne 22/4/43; Smoky Hill 28/4/43; Walla Walla 7/5/43; Smoky Hill 21/5/43; Dow Fd 2/6/43; Assigned 367BS/306BG [GY-B] Thurleigh 18/6/43; Missing in Action Schweinfurt 14/10/43 with Dick Butler, Co-pilot: John Kappmeyer, Navigator: Harry McCaleb, Bombardier: Francis Banda, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Alex Heyburn, Radio Operator: Amos May, Ball turret gunner: Ed DeBuyser, Waist gunner: Ernie Henderson, Waist gunner: Marcel St Louis (released from Wurzburg hospital 17/3/44), Tail gunner: Jim Harris (10 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft KO’d three engines, crashed Schweinfurt, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 822.

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Argentos, James 18108164 T/Sgt. 367th BS 306th BG Air Corps
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers 367th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 18108164
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade)
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers 367th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-741221
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers 367th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-885476
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers 367th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers 367th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner

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Germany 14 October 1943

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Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:27
ContributorAAM
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log / MACR 822 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database