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Delivered Long Beach 22/3/43; Sioux City 15/4/43; Kearney 4/5/43; Dow Fd 20/5/43; Assigned 547BS/384BG [SO-T] Grafton Underwood 24/5/43; battle damaged Schweinfurt 14/10/43 with Edmund Goulder, Co-pilot: Ernie Boyce (546bs), Navigator: Julius Schwartz (546bs), Bombardier: Mike Vodilko, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Ed Thomassen, Radio Operator: Bill Sears, Ball turret gunner: Claude Leslie, Waist gunner: Stan Wilson, Waist gunner: Paul Saunders,Tail gunner: Francis Seager, (10 Returned to Duty); crew bailed over RAF Oakley, enemy aircraft crashed Chetwode, Oxon, demolishing two cottages, and injuring a civilian, Mr Tew; Salvaged MRU 15/10/43. THE NATURAL.

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  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 544th Bomb Squadron 547th Bomb Squadron Headquarters (384th Bomb Group)
  • Service Numbers: O-735155
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Role/Job: Group Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 546th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 547th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 546th Bomb Squadron 547th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-739119
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator

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Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:57
ContributorAAM
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log