42-3529

Delivered Hill 23/7/43; Ephrata 4/8/43; Assigned 336BS/95BG [ET-F, then T] Horham 6/10/43;Tail gunner: Vic Walek [wia] 13/12/43; 26m, Missing in Action Berlin 6/3/44 with Francis Frantz, Co-pilot: Ray Wilson, Navigator: Chas McDonald, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Natham Stiver, Radio Operator: Norman Edgar, Ball turret gunner: John Griffin, Waist gunner: Ralph Waldron, Waist gunner: Leo Chaplinsky,Tail gunner: Earl Killian (9 Prisoner of War); Bombardier: Chas Freyer (Killed in Action); enemy aircraft, blew up crashed Holingen, near Colnrade, 22 miles SE of Bremen, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 2979.

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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 334th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-685753
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 336th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-803928
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 336th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 32549894
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade)
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 336th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-809476
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 336th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: waist gunner

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Missions

Events

Event Location Date Description

Other

Failed to Return (FTR)

Germany 6 March 1944

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:44
ContributorAAM
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log / MACR 2979 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database