42-31496 Salvo Sadie

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
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: waist gunner

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Failed to Return (FTR)

Germany 1944-06-21

Revisions

Date14 Jun 2016 16:12:16
Contributorram957
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Date14 Jun 2016 16:10:52
Contributorram957
Sources

Fold3

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:38
ContributorAAM
Sources

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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