42-31496 Salvo Sadie

media-22211.jpeg UPL 22211

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Object Number - UPL 22211

Delivered Cheyenne 12/11/43; Kearney 27/11/43; Assigned 612BS/401BG [SC-Q] Deenethorpe 1/2/44; Missing in Action Berlin 21/6/44 with Jack Atherton, Co-pilot: Don Awalt, Navigator: Dick Fitzmaurice, Bombardier: John Whelan, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bob Sonnhalter, Radio Operator: Jim Burg, Ball turret gunner: Dan Grunstad, Waist gunner: Jeral Smith, Waist gunner: Ron Cox,Tail gunner: Bill Gray (10 Prisoner of War); flak, bellied in Gruenewald, six miles NE of Nauen, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 6000. SALVO SADIE.

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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 612th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 32583791
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 612th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-813458
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 612th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
Eugene Buder
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 612th Bomb Squadron 401st Bomb Group
  • Service Numbers: O-?
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator

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Missions

  • Date: 21 June 1944
  • Official Description:

Related videos and documents

  • Media Type: Document
  • Object Number: Document 53001
  • Description: 401st Bomb Group, Mission No. 23, 11 Feb 1944, Frankfurt, Germany. Captain Donald McCree led the Group to Frankfurt, the site of important aircraft...
  • Media Type: Document
  • Object Number: Document 53002
  • Description: 401st Bomb Group, Mission No. 24, 20 Feb 1944, Leipzig, Germany. All 41 aircraft were airborne by 0955, constituting two complete boxes of 18 aircraft...
  • Media Type: Document
  • Object Number: Document 53004
  • Description: 401st Bomb Group, Mission No. 26, 22 Feb 1944, Oschersleben, Germany. 32 aircraft were airborne by 0935. 29 operational aircraft had returned by 1755...
  • Media Type: Document
  • Object Number: Document 53138
  • Description: 401st Bomb Group, Mission No.22, 6 Feb 1944, Caen. Colonel Bowman led the Group on a mission originally scheduled to attack a target at Dijon, France...

Events

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Failed to Return (FTR)

Germany 21 June 1944

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Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log / MACR 6000 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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