42-31077 Pakawalup II

Object Number - UPL 22206 - PAKAWALUP II

Delivered Cheyenne 16/9/43; Scott 21/10/43; Assigned 612BS/401BG [SC-A] Deenethorpe 26/10/43; transferred 615BS [IY-A]; Missing in Action Munster 30/9/44 with Tom Davis, Co-pilot: Alan Newcomb, Navigator: Herb Corwin, Bombardier: Henry Kaczorowski, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Wallace Littrell, Radio Operator: Max Stedman, Ball turret gunner: Pete Kervan, Waist gunner: Jack Djmal, Tail gunner: Don Cloutier (9 Prisoner of War); flak set #1 afire, but escorted by five P-51s, crashed Burgsteinfurt, NW of Munster, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 9416. PAKAWALUP II.

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Units served with

A pathfinder B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 44-8258) of the 401st Bomb Group. Image by Robert Astrella. Written on slide casing: '48258 14 A, Mount Farm.'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 615th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 6962724
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Top Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 615th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 612th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 36703821
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Togglier, Waist Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 615th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 31037975 / O-681515
  • Highest Rank: Major
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 457th Bomb Group 615th Bomb Squadron 751st Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator Gunner

Places

Missions

Events

Event Location Date Description

Delivered

Cheyenne, WY, USA 16 September 1943

Other

Shot Down

Burgsteinfurt, 48565 Steinfurt, Germany 30 September 1944 Tom Davis Crew

Revisions

Date2 Jun 2022 20:14:18
Contributorjmoore43
Sources

Added a space before the words "Tail gunner" in the A/C “Description” to aid readability.

Date14 Jun 2016 22:06:04
Contributor466thHistorian
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"B-17 Flying Fortress Story" - Roger Freeman

Date14 Jun 2016 04:33:47
Contributorram957
Sources

401BG ASSOCIATION

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:36
ContributorAAM
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log / MACR 9416 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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