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Delivered Tulsa 25/5/44; Hunter 20/6/44; Dow Fd 30/6/44; Assigned 32BS/301BG Lucera 9/7/44; Missing in Action Wiener Neudorf 26/7/44 with Rich Luebke, Co-pilot: Thomas, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Darling (3 Killed in Action); Navigator: Krumholz, Bombardier: Jones, Radio Operator: Ault, Ball turret gunner: Hudson, Waist gunner: Petrowski, Waist gunner: Scalabrino,Tail gunner: Cope (7 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft, crashed Perin; Missing Air Crew Report 7141.

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Units served with

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

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 301st Bomb Group 32nd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 15316801
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 301st Bomb Group 32nd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 14159156
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 301st Bomb Group 32nd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 19128878
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Engineer
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 301st Bomb Group 32nd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 18118057
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Waist Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 301st Bomb Group 32nd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-854049
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Bombardier

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Delivered

Tulsa AFB, OK 25 May 1944 Delivered Tulsa 25-May-44.

Assigned

Lucera, Italy 9 July 1944 Assigned to 32BS, 301BG, 15AF USAAF.

Crashed

West of Wiener Neustadt 26 July 1944 Missing in Action Wiener Neudorf ; enemy aircraft, crashed Perin; 7 x POW, 3 x KIA MACR 7141.

Manufactured

Long Beach, CA

Revisions

Date22 Nov 2018 22:10:47
ContributorAl_Skiff
Date27 Sep 2014 18:41:49
ContributorAAM
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log