42-37988

Object Number - UPL 40383 - B17 42-37988 95th Bomb Group, with Flak damage

Delivered Denver 5/11/43; Kearney 14/11/43; Assigned 336BS/95BG [ET-M] Horham 3/12/43; 27m, Missing in Action Berlin 29/4/44 with John Vilberg, Navigator: Adrien Caignon, Bombardier: Bill Weston, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Ralph McCleod, Radio Operator: Pete Pollreis, Ball turret gunner: Jim O’Neill, Waist gunner: Vernon Alberes, Waist gunner: Lou Isaac,Tail gunner: Glenn Gregory (9 Prisoner of War); Co-pilot: Victor Ennis (evaded capture); enemy aircraft, crashed near Nendorf, 13 miles W of Steinhuder Lake, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 4470. FLAGSHIP.

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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: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: waist gunner
  • 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: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator

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Events

Event Location Date Description

Other

Failed to Return (FTR)

Germany 29 April 1944

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:47
ContributorAAM
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log / MACR 4470 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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