42-30382 Horrible Hanks

Two B-17 Flying Fortresses (serial numbers 42-30382) and ( serial number 42-30376 below) of the 94th Bomb Group fly over an airfield. Handwritten caption on reverse: '94BG. 230382, 230376.'

Object Number - FRE 3860 - Two B-17 Flying Fortresses (serial numbers 42-30382) and ( serial number 42-30376 below) of the 94th Bomb Group fly over an airfield. Handwritten...

Delivered Cheyenne 25/5/43; Kearney 5/6/43; Bangor 6 4/7/43.
Assigned 331BS/94BG [QE-Z2] Rougham 8/7/43.
Salvaged 23/6/43.
(MIA 5/1/44 with Johnson?) Tail Gunner Stan Lublinsky Killed in Action when turret was sheared off in collision, pilot Don Ahlwart returned to base OK.

Returned to the USA 1377 Base Unit Grenier 16/10/43; 4104 Base Unit Rome 17/1/44; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 13/7/44; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 3/11/45.
HORRIBLE HANKS.

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Units served with

  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 94th Bomb Group 331st Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 33418975
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner

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Revisions

Date10 Dec 2015 10:22:22
ContributorLucy May
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Changed spelling from 'Lubinsky' to 'Lublinsky'. See FieldsofHonor: http://www.fieldsofhonor-database.com/index.php/american-war-cemetery-m…

Date31 Oct 2014 13:16:13
ContributorLucy May
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Nickname from Biography field into Nickname field.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:28
ContributorAAM
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Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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