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Delivered Denver 27/12/43; Gr Island 6/1/44; Assigned 598BS/351BG [YB-D] Polebrook 29/2/44; Missing in Action 37m Merseburg 29/7/44 with John Morton, Co-pilot: Warren Bragdon, Navigator: Bill Fuerth, Bombardier: McCaleb Taylor, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Jim Ellis, Radio Operator: Maurice Franzblau, Ball turret gunner: Fenton Strohmeyer, Waist gunner: Clarry McGuire, Tail gunner: Guido Signoretti (9 Killed in Action); flak hit and on way down exploded in mid-air, crashed Benndorf, W of Merseburg, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 7323.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 351st Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 351st Bomb Group 511th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 351st Bomb Group 508th Bomb Squadron 511th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Top Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 351st Bomb Group 508th Bomb Squadron 511th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 351st Bomb Group 511th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 351st Bomb Group 508th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 16104347 / T-123104 / O-?
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator

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Failed to Return (FTR)

Germany 29 July 1944

Revisions

Date20 Mar 2021 21:52:56
Contributorjmoore43
Sources

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

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:49
ContributorAAM
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log / MACR 7323 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database