UPL 43632

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B-17 42-31035 'Hang The Expense' with Frank Valesh crew and groundcrew. Rear L-R: T/Sgt John Mytko, 2Lt John R. Johnson, 2Lt Frank E. Valesh, 2Lt Maurice Zetlan, 2Lt John E. Booth, S/Sgt Paul J. Carbone, Sherman M. Nelson. Front L-R: Nels O. Davidson, Unkn, Unkn, S/Sgt Roy Urich, S/Sgt Herschel H. Broyles, J.C. Sambrailo, Cpl Ernest m. Jordon, M/Sgt Harold C. Wildrick.

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Units

Official emblem of the 100th Bomb Group, approved 30 March 1944 and replaced 1957
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 100th Bomb Group 490th Bomb Group Headquarters Squadron (490th Bomb Group) 351st Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 39176352
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Airplane Maintenance Technician
Personnel of the 100th Bomb Group inspect a damaged B-17 Flying Fortress nicknamed "Hang the Expense" after a crash landing. Image via Stewart P Evans.
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 100th Bomb Group 351st Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 17062813 / O-?
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 100th Bomb Group 351st Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 11046898 / O-677002
  • Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Bombardier

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 100th Bomb Group 351st Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-?
  • Highest Rank: First Lieutenant
  • Role/Job: Co-pilot
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 100th Bomb Group 351st Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 14158568
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: waist gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 100th Bomb Group 351st Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 32526655
  • Highest Rank: Staff Sergeant
  • Role/Job: waist gunner
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 100th Bomb Group 351st Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 15125048 / O-683829
  • Highest Rank: Captain
  • Role/Job: Navigator
  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 100th Bomb Group 351st Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 32498078
  • Highest Rank: Technical Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Top Turret Gunner; Engineer

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Hang The Expense
  • Unit: 100th Bomb Group 351st Bomb Squadron

Revisions

Date: 27 May 2020 21:17:17
ContributorAl_Skiff
Sources

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