42-97228 G.i. jive

Delivered Cheyenne 9/2/44; Gr Island 23/2/44; Presque Is 12/3/44; Assigned 988BG Nuthampstead 16/3/44; transferred 545BS/384BG [JD-G] Grafton Underwood 31/3/44; Missing in Action Schweinfurt 13/4/44 with George Poole, Co-pilot: Bob Butler, Bombardier: Des Dillingham, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Gus Mazzaccaro, Radio Operator: Bill Marshall, Ball turret gunner: Herman Hoskins, Waist gunner: Cleo Martino, Waist gunner: Bill Brennan, Tail gunner: Ed Holland (9 Prisoner of War); Navigator: Morris Kantor (KIA - killed during fighter attack); enemy aircraft, crashed Messbach, near Billings, 11 miles SE of Darmstadt, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 3871. G.I. JIVE.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 384th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 545th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 13117253
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: waist gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 545th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-751255
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 545th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 34362525
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier, Enlisted, Nose Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 545th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 18217178
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: waist gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 384th Bomb Group 545th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 19192794
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Other

Failed to Return (FTR)

Germany 1944-04-13

Revisions

Date12 Dec 2020 20:01:13
Contributorjmoore43
Sources

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

Date27 Sep 2014 18:41:10
ContributorAAM
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log / MACR 3871 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database