42-31681

Object Number - UPL 19559 - Flying Fortress B17F 42-31681412th BS, 95th BG, 8AF USAAF.

Delivered Denver 6/12/43; Kearney 17/12/43; New Castle 8/1/44; Presque Is 9/1/44; Assigned 412BS/95BG [QW-G] Horham 24/1/44; 39m, Missing in Action Berlin 14/6/44 with Goodwin Wells, Co-pilot: Orman Young, Navigator: Bill Shafer, Bombardier: Kirby Fuller, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Burleigh Warren, Radio Operator: John Naylor, Ball turret gunner: Elvis Carter, Waist gunner: Walter Spears, Waist gunner: Lunsford Edwards,Tail gunner: Rueben Feiler (10 Killed in Action); #1 engine afire, crashed North Sea five miles off Felixstowe, Sfk. UK. Missing Air Crew Report 5794.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 95th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 412th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 412th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: waist gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 412th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 412th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 412th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator

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Missions

Events

Event Location Date Description

Crashed

Failed to Return (FTR) Over Water (OW)

North Sea Off Felixstowe, Suffolk, UK 14 June 1944 - 14 June 1944 Missing in Action Berlin 14/6/44. #1 engine afire, crashed North Sea five miles off Felixstowe, Suffolk. (10 x KIA) Missing Air Crew Report MACR5794.

Revisions

Date17 Dec 2015 14:07:33
ContributorAl_Skiff
Sources

AAM DB Entry.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:40
ContributorAAM
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log / MACR 5794 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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