42-30724 Devastating Dottie

media-19573.jpeg UPL 19573 Crew - Devastating Dottie

Devastating Dottie - Crew Photo. Taken in the US prior to the crew going overseas.

Object Number - UPL 19573 - Crew - Devastating Dottie

Delivered Dallas 17/7/43; Scott 8/8/43; Presque Is 17/8/43; Assigned 368BS/306BG Thurleigh 20/8/43; transferred 364BS/305BG [WF-D] Chelveston 31/8/43; Missing in Action Kiel 5/1/44 with Stephen Barker, John Farley, Paul Wilson, Vince Durante, Billy Peyton, Sherman Crews, John Baudoin, John McAllister, Bill Hastings (9 Prisoner of War), Merle Wood (Killed in Action); enemy aircraft, crashed Cuxhaven, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 1685.

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Units served with

Unofficial emblem, 305th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 305th Bomb Group 364th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 305th Bomb Group 364th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 14059607
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: waist gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 305th Bomb Group 364th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-745041
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 305th Bomb Group 364th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 305th Bomb Group 364th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Top Turret Gunner

Places

  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Presque Isle Army Airfield : Presque Isle Air Force Base : Presque Isle International Airport : PIAAF

Events

Event Location Date Description

Other

Failed to Return (FTR)

Cuxhaven, Germany 5 January 1944

Revisions

Date
Contributorwimhm.slangen
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Sources

Wim Slangen

Date
ContributorAAM
Changes
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log / MACR 1685 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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