43-38368 Daisy mae

Object Number - UPL 45784

Delivered Cheyenne 26/7/44; Hunter 4/8/44; Grenier 14/8/44; Assigned 730BS/452BG Deopham Green 15/8/44; 729BS; Missing in Action Zwickau 19/3/45 with Vic Ettredge, Co-pilot: Don Franklin1st mission, Navigator: Art Burstein, Bombardier: George Peden, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Jack Johnson, Radio Operator: Jim Fitzgerald, Ball turret gunner: Don Borden, rcm-Lewis Carter, Waist gunner: Howard Towns,Tail gunner: Art Darling (10 Prisoner of War); jet enemy aircraft, crashed Zwickau, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 13562. DAISY MAE.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 452nd Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 452nd Bomb Group 729th Bomb Squadron 730th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 452nd Bomb Group 728th Bomb Squadron 729th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Flight Officer
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 452nd Bomb Group 729th Bomb Squadron 730th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Counter Measures/waist gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 452nd Bomb Group 730th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 19189833
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade)
  • Role/Job: Waist Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 452nd Bomb Group 729th Bomb Squadron 730th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Other

Failed to Return (FTR)

Germany 19 March 1945

Revisions

Date30 May 2020 14:45:21
ContributorRobert Hoyt
Sources

Flight crew

Date29 May 2020 22:06:59
ContributorRobert Hoyt
Sources

Name in descriptions.

Date16 Jul 2015 21:04:51
ContributorDaiseyMaeB17
Sources

Entered by Lewis Carter's grandson after reading story by Edward T. Hinrichs (Sept. 10, 1987) about missions flown .

Date27 Sep 2014 18:41:27
ContributorAAM
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log / MACR 13562 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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