44-8144 Hell's Belle

Object Number - UPL 44495 - B-17G-50-VE #44-8144 "Hell's Belle" Code: ET-O 95th BG - 336th BS

Delivered Dallas 27/6/44; Langley 27/7/44; Dow Fd 4/8/44; Assigned 335BS/95BG [OE-O] Horham 10/8/44; 336BS [ET-O], then 412BS [GW-O]; with W.V. Owen force landed Framlingham afb, Sfk 25/12/44; battle damaged Hamburg 30/3/45 with E.R. Parrish[wia]; force landed RAF Woodbridge (ELG), UK; 1 WIA, 8 RTD; 34m, Returned to the USA Bradley 26/6/45; Sth Plains 29/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 29/11/45. HELL'S BELLE.

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People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 334th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 335th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 336th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Flight Officer
  • Role/Job: Co-Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 336th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-712131
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Role/Job: Radar Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 95th Bomb Group 336th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 39552583
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade)
  • Role/Job: Flight Engineer

Places

Missions

  • Date: 30 September 1944
  • Date: 18 October 1944
  • Date: 22 October 1944
  • Date: 25 October 1944

Events

Event Location Date Description

Delivered

Dallas, TX 1944-06-27

Assigned

Horham Airfield, UK 1944-08-10

Other

Force Landed

Framlingham Airfield, UK 1944-12-25 with WV Owen Crew

Other

Force Landed

RAF Woodbridge 1945-03-30 With Elmer Parrish Crew

Revisions

Date24 Nov 2020 23:13:50
Contributorjmoore43
Sources

Added spaces in the A/C “Description” to aid clarity.

Date20 Jul 2020 22:44:41
Contributor466thHistorian
Date20 Jul 2020 18:34:07
Contributor466thHistorian
Sources

B-17 Flying Fortress Story - Roger Freeman

Date27 Sep 2014 18:41:55
ContributorAAM
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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