42-37878 Millie K

Object Number - UPL 34066 - B17G Millie K named after the Girlfriend of the original pilot Paul Kelly

Delivered Denver 28/9/43; Grand Island 20/10/43; Assigned 560BS/388BG [S] Knettishall 2/11/43; Missing in Action Ludwigshafen 28/9/44 with Lester Frawley, Co-pilot: Ray Klinke, Navigator: Harry Bouten, Bombardier: Paul Kaufman, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Adrian Olson, Radio Operator: Carl Ingersoll, Ball turret gunner: Ray Ingram, Waist gunner: Harry Bell, Tail gunner: Howard Miller (9 Prisoner of War); flak KO’d two engines, crashed Altenkirchen/Ittenbach, near Hovel, W of Langshof, Germany. Missing Air Crew Report 9376. MILLIE K.

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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

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 560th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-886978
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 560th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 16066310 / O-735023
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 560th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 36172936
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: waist gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 560th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-718226
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 388th Bomb Group 560th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot

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Events

Event Location Date Description

Other

Failed to Return (FTR)

Germany 1944-09-28

Revisions

Date25 May 2020 18:53:26
ContributorSG
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Date25 May 2020 18:35:41
ContributorSG
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Date7 Mar 2020 19:08:12
Contributorjmoore43
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Added a space in front of the words "Tail gunner" in the A/C “Description” to aid clarity.

Date18 Jun 2018 20:35:37
ContributorRayWells
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Robert Ingersoll Son of Carl

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:46
ContributorAAM
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Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log / MACR 9376 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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