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MACR 2722, Page 15

Connections

Units

  • 301st Bomb Group

    301st Bomb Group

    Group
    Activated 3-February-1942 at Geiger Field, Washington and equipped with B-17s. On 27-May-1942 the ground unit moved to Alamogordo Army Air Field, New Mexico, and the aircraft went to Muroc Army Air Field (now Edwards Air Force Base), California for...

  • 353rd Bomb Squadron

People

  • Robert Belk

    Military | Lieutenant | Navigator
    Bailed out of B-17 #42-5086 'Wahoo II' over England on return from mission to Munster railroad yards on 10 October 1943. All crew survived. Shot down in B-17 #42-31397 on 25 Feb 1944 on mission to Regensburg, GR. Prisoner of War (POW).

  • William Bothwell

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    Shot down in B-17 #42-31397 on 25 Feb 1944 on a mission to Regensburg, GR. Killed in Action (KIA)

  • Frederick Bumpers

    Military | Sergeant
    Shot down by enemy aircraft in B-17 #42-31397 on 25 Feb 1944 on a mission to Regensburg, GR. A/C crashed S of Klagenfurt, Austria. Prisoner of War (POW).

  • Stanley Chmielecki

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Flight Engineer / Gunner
    Shot down by enemy aircraft in B-17 #42-31397 on 25 Feb 1944 on a mission to Regensburg, GR. A/C crashed S of Klagenfurt, Austria. Prisoner of War (POW).

  • Peter Henningsen

    Military | First Lieutenant | MOS 1035 - Bombardier
    Transferred from the 384th Bombardment Group to the 15th Air Force, 301st Bombardment Group, 353rd Bombardment Squadron. KIA on 25 February 1944, MACR 2722.

  • Joseph Hurley

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot

  • William Mills

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-pilot

  • Lawrence Schwandt

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator
    Assigned to 544BS, 384BG, 8AF USAAF. Shot down by enemy aircraft in B-17 42-31397 on 25-Feb-44 on a mission to Regensburg, GR. A/C crashed S of Klagenfurt, Austria. Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 2722. Awards: POW, WWII Victory, EAME.

Aircraft

  • 42-31397

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 29/10/43; Assigned 353BS/301BG Cerignola 15/12/43; Lucera 1/2/44; Missing in Action 18 missions Regensburg 25/2/44 with Joseph A. Hurley, William J. Mills Jr, Peter Victor Henningsen, William Bothwell (4 Killed in Action); Robert K....

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
31 May 2017 20:43:02 bombercommand Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
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