42-31535

Delivered Cheyenne 19/11/43; Kearney 2/12/43; Syracuse 8/12/43; Presque Is 11/12/43; Assigned 527BS/379BG [FO-Y] Kimbolton 24/1/44; Missing in Action Brunswick 30/1/44 with Ken Adams, Co-pilot: Jack Bowden, Navigator: Vince Morkus, Bombardier: Leon Rosen, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: John Tunink, Radio Operator: Archie Stambush, Ball turret gunner: Chas Olson, Waist gunner: Max Dahm, Waist gunner: Joe Yragni (9 Prisoner of War);Tail gunner: Frank Tyndell (Killed in Action); enemy aircraft, crashed in swamp near Essern, ten miles NE of Lubbecke, Westfalen, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 2876.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 379th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 379th Bomb Group 527th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-801235
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 379th Bomb Group 527th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-680397
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 379th Bomb Group 527th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 39191642
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Waist Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 379th Bomb Group 527th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 11066375 / O-809685
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 379th Bomb Group 527th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 13121408
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Crashed

Failed to Return (FTR)

Lubbecke, Germany 1944-01-30 Failed to Return (FTR)Brunswick with Adams crew; enemy aircraft, crashed in swamp near Essern, ten miles NE of Lubbecke 9 x POW, 1 x KIA MACR 2876

Manufactured

Long Beach, CA Built at Boeing.

Delivered

Cheyenne AAF, WY 1943-11-19 Delivered Cheyenne AAF, WY 19-Nov-43.

Assigned

Kimbolton, UK 1944-01-24 Assigned to 527BS, 379BG, 8AF USAAF.

Revisions

Date12 Jul 2020 13:03:09
ContributorAl_Skiff
Date12 Jul 2020 12:56:01
ContributorAl_Skiff
Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:38
ContributorAAM
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log / MACR 2876 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database