42-30355 Dallas Rebel

media-19271.jpeg UPL 19271 Stalag 3

Personal Pictures from John G Gorse, Nephew

Object Number - UPL 19271 - Stalag 3

Delivered Cheyenne 23/5/43; Gr Isle 4/6/43; Dow Fd 1/7/43; Assigned 337BS/96BG [AW- ] Snetterton 4/7/43; Missing in Action Warnemunde 28/7/43 with Bill Nance, Co-pilot: Norville Gorse, Navigator: Joe Hudson, Bombardier: R.H. McGuiness, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Basil Maxwell,Tail gunner: Ed Youngers (6POW-picked up by German seaplane); Radio Operator: Luther Paysinger, Ball turret gunner: Bob Bennett, Waist gunner: Ernie Kralik, Waist gunner: Edwin Wolfekuhle (4 Killed in Action); enemy aircraft, crashed North Sea, NW of Frisian Is; Missing Air Crew Report 141. DALLAS REBEL.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 96th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 96th Bomb Group 337th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 96th Bomb Group 337th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-734078, 16058815
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 96th Bomb Group 337th Bomb Squadron 338th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 96th Bomb Group 337th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: waist gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 96th Bomb Group 337th Bomb Squadron 338th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 19062411
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Top Turret Gunner ; Flight Engineer

Places

Missions

Related videos and documents

  • Media Type: Document
  • Collection Name: Norville John Gorse
  • Object Number: Document 19261
  • Description: Captain Norville John Gorse, "A WWII Allied Air Attack"

Events

Event Location Date Description

Other

Failed to Return (FTR)

Germany 28 July 1943

Revisions

Date
ContributorkstrykerAK
Changes
Sources

Snetterton Falcons II: The 96th Bomb Group in World War II by Robert E Doherty & Geoffrey D Ward. Second Edition with Errata & Supplemental Information. Taylor Publishing Company. 1996. pages 39, 293, 299

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Contributorjgorse
Changes
Sources

John G Gorse, Lt Col, Nephew
C-130 Command Pilot

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ContributorAAM
Changes
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log / MACR 141 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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