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Delivered Cheyenne 1/11/43; Assigned 20BS/2BG Amendola 10/12/43; Missing in Action Regensburg 25/2/44 with Lloyd Withers, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Albert Segal, Radio Operator: Jim Verdi [wia] (3 Prisoner of War); Co-pilot: Capt Bob Arnold, Navigator: Clyde Hayden, Bombardier: Furman Scheiderman, Ball turret gunner: Dwight Heatwole, Waist gunner: Bill Buchanan, Waist gunner: Bob Hiatt, Tail gunner: John Ryan (7 Killed in Action); enemy aircraft, crashed Moosdorf, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 2576.

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Units served with

  • Unit Hierarchy: Squadron
  • Air Force: Fifteenth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Twelfth Air Force Fifteenth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 2nd Bomb Group 20th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-659440
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 2nd Bomb Group 20th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 38473713
  • Highest Rank: Private First Class
  • Role/Job: Waist Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Unit: 2nd Bomb Group 20th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-683240
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 2nd Bomb Group 20th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 13118033
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 2nd Bomb Group 20th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 35662186
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Waist Gunner

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Revisions

Date3 Mar 2020 00:20:13
Contributorphil marchese
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B-17G serial lists, e.g. Baugher.

Date2 Mar 2020 23:59:03
Contributorjmoore43
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Added connections to the 15th AF & Amendola, Italy mentioned in the A/C description.

Date2 Mar 2020 23:55:08
Contributorjmoore43
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Added connections to the 20th BS & 2nd BG mentioned in A/C description.

Date26 Feb 2020 23:30:18
Contributorjmoore43
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Added a space in front of the words "Tail gunner" in the A/C “Description” for clarity.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:38
ContributorAAM
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Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log