42-31680

Delivered Denver 6/12/43; Kearney 10/1/44; Presque Is 26/1/44; Assigned 407BS/92BG [PY-P] Podington 7/2/44; Missing in Action Berlin 6/3/44 with Elmryan Cooper (KIA-body found in wreckage); Co-pilot: Art Pinzke, Navigator: Art Croci, Bombardier: John Williams, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bill Trask, Radio Operator: Joe Frazier, Ball turret gunner: Chas Gates, Waist gunner: Hubert Garrett, Waist gunner: Chas Ryno,Tail gunner: Wallace Baldwin (9 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft, crashed near Plantlunne A/fd, near Lingen/Ems, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 2904.

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  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few 407th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few 407th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few 407th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few 407th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few 407th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: waist gunner

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Failed to Return (FTR)

Germany 6 March 1944

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:40
ContributorAAM
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log / MACR 2904 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database