44-6353

Delivered Kearney 14/7/44; Presque Is 26/7/44; Assigned 32BS/301BG Lucera 8/8/44; Missing in Action Vienna 10/9/44 with Gail Stubbs, Navigator: Seigel, Bombardier: Gill, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: McCloskey, Ball turret gunner: Baumberger, Waist gunner: Holloway (6 Killed in Action); Co-pilot: Halford, Radio Operator: Gelber, Waist gunner: Hitt, Tail gunner: Schneider (4 Prisoner of War); flak, crashed Vienna, Aus, Missing Air Crew Report 8261.

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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: 13083242
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Ball Turret Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 301st Bomb Group 32nd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 39557054
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Radio Operator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 301st Bomb Group 32nd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 32706156
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Togglier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 301st Bomb Group 32nd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 16113842 / O-705121
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 301st Bomb Group 303rd Bomb Group 358th Bomb Squadron 32nd Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 34196967
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Waist Gunner

Places

Events

Event Location Date Description

Delivered

Kearney AAF, NE 14 July 1944 Delivered Kearney AAF 14-Jul-44.

Assigned

Lucera A/D, Italy 8 August 1944 Assigned 32BS, 301BG, 15AF USAAF.

Crashed

Vienna, Austria 10 September 1944 Missing in Action Vienna 10-Sep-44; flak, crashed Vienna, Austria, 4 x POW, 6 x KIA MACR 8261.

Manufactured

Long Beach, CA Built at Douglas.

Revisions

Date27 Sep 2014 18:41:51
ContributorAAM
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log