42-31867 Go Getter

Object Number - UPL 19304 - B-17G 42-31867 'Go Getter' 334/335th BS, 95th BG, 8th AF USAAF.

Delivered Denver 29/12/43; Kearney 12/1/44; with Wilmot Chamberlain force landed Morrison, FL 31/1/44; Memphis 19/4/44; Kansas City 20/4/44; Kearney 24/4/44; Presque Is 28/4/44; Grenier 30/4/44; Assigned 335BS/95BG [OE-P] Horham 2/5/44; battle damaged Frankfurt 5/1/45 with Roland Nairn (wia), force landed France; 89m, Returned to the USA 121 BU Bradley 21/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 24/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 19/12/45. GO GETTER.

flown by the Judy Crew on 9 of their 19 missions

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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 336th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 334th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 336th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 36563521
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade)
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 336th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 336th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 12120011
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade)
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator

Places

Missions

Events

Event Location Date Description

Crashed

Palm Beach, FL, USA 1944-01-31 Force landed Morrison Field, FL 31/1/44. Pilot Lt Wilmot Chamberlain.

Other

Combat damaged

France 1945-01-05 Battle damaged on Frankfurt mission 5/1/45 with Roland Nairn (WIA), force landed France.

Other

Returned Stateside

Bradley International Airport, Windsor Locks, CT 06096, USA 1945-06-21 Returned to the USA 121 BU Bradley 21/6/45.

Revisions

Date18 May 2022 12:36:38
ContributorAl_Skiff
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AAM DB Entry.

Date6 Jun 2021 00:44:39
Contributorjpnoe72
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95th to Kaltenkirchen airfield as part of massive 1200 bomber assault 7 Apr 1945.

Date24 Jan 2021 20:12:32
ContributorRayWells
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added connections

Date14 Dec 2015 14:35:29
ContributorAl_Skiff
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AAM DB Entry Correction.

Date5 Dec 2015 17:10:50
ContributorAl_Skiff
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AAM DB Entry.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:41
ContributorAAM
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Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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