Donald L BrazdzonsMilitary
BACK ROW - LEFT TO RIGHT:
1st. Lt. David McCarty, Jr., Pilot (KIA); 1st Lt. Paul W. McElroy, Co-pilot; 2nd Lt. Frank Bolen, Bombardier (POW); 1st Lt. Donald L. Brazdzons, Navigator; S/Sgt. George W. Hawes, Radio Operator
FRONT ROW - LEFT TO RIGHT:
S/Sgt. Cecil Seekings, Togglier; S/Sgt. Charles Beebe, Waist Gunner; S/Sgt. Floyd Z. Dillon, Tail Gunner (KIA); Sgt. David Wolnowitz, Top Turret Gunner
OTHER CREW MEMBERS: 2nd Lt. Ernest I. Austin, Navigator
Many of the crew members were in "The Roxy Special" (43-38348) on 8 September 1944 when it was downed on a mission to Ludwigshaven, Germany.
Prisoner of War (POW). Crashed near Oggersheim on 9/8/44 in B-17 "Roxy's Special" #43-38348
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Units served with
|Point Arena, California, USA|
Prisoner of War (POW)
|Germany||8 September 1944||Stalag Luft 1 Barth-Vogelsang Prussia 54-12|
Added S/N and POW camp information from WW2 POW records at the National Archives (NARA).
Added a "-" to the A/C serial number in the "Summary biography" for clarity.