42-30214 Iza angel ii

A B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-30214) nicknamed "Iza Angel" of the 388th Bomb Group in flight, 14 September 1943. Handwritten caption on reverse: '14/9/43 C. 384. B-17. 230214 'Iza Angel' 388BG.' On reverse: Stewart P. Evans [Stamp].

Object Number - FRE 7866 - A B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-30214) nicknamed "Iza Angel" of the 388th Bomb Group in flight, 14 September 1943. Handwritten caption on...

Delivered Cheyenne 29/4/43; Sioux City 8/5/43; Smoky Hill 10/6/43; Dow Fd 15/6/43; Assigned 560BS/388BG Knettishall [ -M] 26/6/43; Missing in Action Gdynia 9/10/43 with Henry Nagorka, John Leverone, Mike Mahoney, Francis Antalek, Bill Caruso, John Dugan (6 Prisoner of War); Gil Parker, Ed Keisler, Bob Blankenburg, Wilbur Quinn (4 Killed in Action); enemy aircraft, crashed Nth Sea; Missing Air Crew Report 3141. IZA ANGEL II. (? To Watton 1/3/44; Returned to the USA Patterson 27/6/44; Salvaged Patterson 24/2/45. Named just IZA ANGEL.?)

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Units served with

The insignia of the 388th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 560th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 31165306
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner, Radio Operator; Ball Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 560th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 36253067
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner; Radio Operator Gunner, Radio Operator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 560th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: waist gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 560th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 34137125
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Gunner, waist gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 560th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-799778
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

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Failed to Return (FTR)

Germany 1943-10-09

Revisions

Date4 Mar 2020 03:43:11
Contributorjmoore43
Sources

Added the A/C nickname mentioned in the A/C “Description”.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:27
ContributorAAM
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log / MACR 3141 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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