UPL 19387

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Lt. Richard K Marsh and crew of the 359th Bomb Squadron, 303rd Bomb Group, beside the Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortress" "Scorchy". England, 4 February 1944. Rear L-R Lt Richard K Marsh, Lt Robert L Cunningham, Lt Myles J Marsh, Lt Jack Joyce. Front L-R T/Sgt Eugene B Davis, T/Sgt George A Minks, S/Sgt Warner G Rogers, S/Sgt James E Munson, S/Sgt Raymond J Moessner, S/Sgt William R Ferrell B-17G-10-BO serial number 42-31314 named "Scorchy" from the 359th BS, 303rd BG, 8th AF. Suffered brake failure during an emergency landing at RAF Shoreham on Feb. 11,1944 and collided with the guardhouse, injuring one soldier.

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Units

Official emblem of the 303rd Bomb Group approved 7 November 1942.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group 359th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-677673
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group 359th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 13033585
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Top Turret Gunner ; Flight Engineer
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group 358th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 35048648
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group 359th Bomb Squadron
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group 359th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 683590
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Scorchy
  • Unit: 303rd Bomb Group 359th Bomb Squadron

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Date: 9 Dec 2015 13:45:03
ContributorAl_Skiff