42-3289 Wolf Pack

A bomber crew of the 388th Bomb Group with their B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-3289) nicknamed "Wolf Pack". A veteran's son has enclosed a letter with the print: '[Left to right standing:] Clayton Junkin, Bruno Miazgowicz, Rolland Allard, William Shawley, William Bemmie, Chris Ivanoff, [left to right kneeling:] Frank Boyer, Edward A Wick, Allan B Lemley, (?) Mack. This picture is of the original crew of "Wolf Pack" of the 562nd Squadron of the 388th Bomb Group, the Mighty Eighth Air Force. Edward

Object Number - FRE 1504 - A bomber crew of the 388th Bomb Group with their B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-3289) nicknamed "Wolf Pack". A veteran's son has enclosed a...

Delivered Denver 11/5/43; Bangor 15/6/43; Assigned 562BS/388BG Knettishall 23/6/43; Missing in Action Stuttgart 6/9/43 with Ed Wick, Co-pilot: Allen Lemley, Navigator: Bob Merriam, Bombardier: Frank Boyer, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Clayton Junkin, Waist gunner: Chris Ivanoff, Waist gunner: Neil Riccardi (7 Prisoner of War); Radio Operator: Andy Fabiszewski, Ball turret gunner: Bill Shawley, Tail gunner: Rolland Allard (3 Killed in Action); flak, crashed Dettingen-an-der-Erms, seven miles NE of Reutlingen, Ger, Missing Air Crew Report 3066. WOLF PACK.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 388th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

Roland Allard
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 562nd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 11110427
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: waist gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 562nd Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
Andrew W Fabiszewski
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 563rd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 16059594
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 562nd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 17067664
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: waist gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 563rd Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Top Turret Gunner

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Events

Event Location Date Description

Other

Failed to Return (FTR)

Germany 6 September 1943

Revisions

Date27 Oct 2021 21:00:36
Contributorjmoore43
ChangesChanges to nicknames and description
Sources

Added the A/C nickname listed in the A/C “Description” section.
Added a space before the words "Tail gunner" in the A/C “Description” to aid clarity.

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:43
ContributorAAM
ChangesAAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log / MACR 3066 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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