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Delivered Denver 11/2/44; 1SAG Langley 8/4/44; Morrison 26/4/44; Assigned (PFF) 49BS/2BG Amendola 7/5/44; transferred to 20BS; Missing in Action Regensburg 9/12/44 with Woodruff Warren, Co-pilot: Don Hart, Navigator: George Mayottm/op, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bill Jolly, Radio Operator: Frank Pinto, Waist gunner: Joe Cox (6 Killed in Action); Bombardier: Burke Jay, Ball turret gunner: Warren Anderson, Waist gunner: Ralph Henry,Tail gunner: Ben Sheppard (4 Prisoner of War); flak, crashed Alps, near Linz, Austria; Missing Air Crew Report 10131.

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Units served with

  • Unit Hierarchy: Squadron
  • Air Force: Fifteenth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Twelfth Air Force Fifteenth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 2nd Bomb Group 20th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 14076996
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio operator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 2nd Bomb Group 20th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 14182286
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Waist gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 2nd Bomb Group 20th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 11093974 / O-822620
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 2nd Bomb Group 20th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 14192736
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Waist Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 2nd Bomb Group 20th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 13176234 / O-2058488
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Navigator

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Crashed

Linz, Austria 1944-12-09 Failed to Return (FTR) Pilsen, Czech with Warren crew 9-Dec-44; Hit by flak, lost 2 x engines, partial crew bale-out, crash landed near Linz, Austria. 4 x POW, 6 x KIA MACR 10139

Assigned

Amendola, Italy 1944-05-07 Assigned 49BS, 2BG, 15AF 7-May-44; transferred to 20BS.

Delivered

Denver AAF, CO 1944-02-11 Delivered Denver AAF 11-Feb-44.

Manufactured

Burbank, CA Built at Vega, Burbank, CA.

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:41:15
ContributorAAM
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log