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Harrison Savant (waist gunner), Joseph Baker (Top Turret Gunner), William Lupole (Pilot) and Robert Bateson (Co-Pilot) of the Wacky Woody.



  • Joseph Baker

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner
    Shot down by fighters and flak and crashed near Saarbrucken, GR on a mission to Regensburg, GR on 25 Feb 1944 in B-17G #42-39841. Prisoner of War (POW).

  • Robert Bateson

    Military | Captain | Co-Pilot
    MACR Number: 2862 Date: 440225 Aircraft Type: B-17 ...

  • William Lupole

    Military | Captain | Pilot
    Shot down 25 February 1944 at Saarbrucken, Germany in B-17 #42-39841. Prisoner of War (POW). Amputation of right leg. Repatriated due to injuries in Feb 1945. Germany POW camp : Stalag 9c Bad Sulza Saxe Weimar 51 11


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30 August 2017 15:39:37 CAROL BAKER-MURRAY Created entry with collection and caption

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