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B17 Sleepytime Gal. Aircraft number visible in photo matches Missing Air Crew Report for December 9, 1944 Mission to Stuttgart. Names visible on photo do not match MACR because this is a file photo taken before the MACR crew members flew the aircraft.



  • 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    Constituted as 306th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 28 Jan 1942. Activated on 1 Mar 1942. Trained for combat with B-17's. Moved to England, Aug-Sep 1942, and assigned to Eighth AF Eighth Air Force in September 1942 Station 111 Thurleigh. During combat,...

  • 369th Bomb Squadron


  • James Walden

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier / Navigator
    29 missions. Shot down over Stuttgart 6 December 1944 in A/C #43-38362. Prisoner of War (POW) at Stalag Luft I, Barth, Germany. Plane was 'Sleepy Time Gal'. He flew on the Robert Brown crew. AM w/ 4 OLC, PH, POW.


Date Contributor Update
01 February 2016 02:15:52 DennisWalden Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations