42-97194 Good Pickin

Object Number - UPL 45270 - B-17G-45-BO #42-97194 "Good Pickin'" Code: ET-O 95th BG - 336th BS

Delivered Cheyenne 5/2/44; Kearney 24/2/44; Presque Is 11/3/44; Assigned 336BS/95BG [ET-O] Horham 11/3/44; with G.M. Jackman force landed B-53 Merville, Belg., 10/5/45; with Lt Henderson force landed A-70 Laon, France 20/5/45; 114m Returned to the USA Bradley 25/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 21/10/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 8/12/45.

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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
  • Service Numbers: 17097530
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 335th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 336th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 334th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 10601207
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Airborne Voice Interpreter
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 336th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-822749
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot

Places

Missions

Events

Event Location Date Description

Crashed

Merville, France 1945-05-10 Force landed B-53 Merville, Belgium, 10/5/45. Pilot Lt G M Jackman.

Crashed

Laon, France 1945-05-20 Force landed A-70 Laon, France 20/5/45. Pilot Lt Henderson.

Other

Returned Stateside

Bradley Field, Salisbury, NC 28147, USA 1945-06-25 Returned to the USA Bradley 25/6/45. 114 mission veteran. Sold for scrap.

Delivered

Cheyenne, WY 1944-02-04

Revisions

Date19 May 2022 09:38:31
ContributorAl_Skiff
Date22 Sep 2020 00:46:47
Contributor466thHistorian
Date14 Dec 2015 13:28:56
ContributorAl_Skiff
Sources

AAM DB Entry Correction.

Date14 Dec 2015 10:27:46
ContributorLucy May
Sources

Changed serial number from '41 -97194' to '42-97194'. This is as it is in Dave Osborne's Fortlog as well as the 95th Bomb Group's listing.
Must have been an error created in the upload process.

Date13 Dec 2015 13:27:22
ContributorAl_Skiff
Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:01
ContributorAAM
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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