Orville K Hocker

Military

Shot down near Joigny, France on 10 September 1944 in B-17 'You Never Know' 42-32086 Returned.

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Units served with

Unofficial emblem of the 457th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 457th Bomb Group 749th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 17166374
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: You Never Know
  • Unit: 401st Bomb Group 457th Bomb Group 749th Bomb Squadron

Places

The mission board of the 457th Bomb Group. Official caption printed on image: '(GM-299-2-457)(16/5/45)(Op's Board's).'
  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Connington

Revisions

Date12 Dec 2017 12:41:07
ContributorLucy May
Date4 Nov 2015 01:47:49
Contributormseeber99
Sources

Glen Seeber personal papers

Date27 Sep 2014 18:20:51
ContributorAAM
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