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McCormic's crew of the 8th AF 398th Bomb Group by their B-17 at their base in England, 23 January 1945.

Rear L-R: Unk, 2Lt Ray R. Woltman, 2Lt William Feinstein, 2Lt John R McCormick

Front L-R: Unk, S/Sgt William G Logan, Sgt Charles Fellows, Sgt William F. "Bill" Garner, S/Sgt Reynaldo Garcia, S/Sgt Joseph F Stritch

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Units

  • 398th Bomb Group

    398th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 398th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Nuthampstead, Hertfordshire on strategic bombing raids over Germany. The Group switched focus in the days before D-Day, when they targeted enemy positions on the Cherbourg peninsula. When the Allies...

People

  • William Feinstein

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Assigned to 602BS, 398BG, 8AF USAAF. Killed in Action (KIA) near Kahlstorf, Germany in B-17 'Maude an Maria' 42-97387. Awards: AM (3OLC), PH.

  • Charles Fellows

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner/Navigator
    Assigned to 602BS, 398BG, 8AF USAAF.

  • Reynaldo Garcia

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    Assigned to 602BS, 398BG, 8AF USAAF. Killed in Action (KIA) on 3 February 1945 near Kahlstorf (Lehmke), Germany in B-17 'Maude an Maria' #42-97387.

  • William Garner

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner
    Assigned to 602BS, 398BG, 8AF USAAF. Killed in Action (KIA) on 3 February 1945 near Kahlstorf (Lehmke), Germany in B-17 'Maude an Maria' #42-97387.

  • William Logan

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Bombardier/Togglier
    Assigned to 602BS, 398BG, 8AF USAAF. 26+ combat missions. Shot down near Kahlstorf (Lehmke), Germany, 3-Feb-45, in B-17 'Maude an Maria' 42-97387. Prisoner of War (POW). ...

  • John McCormick

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot
    Assigned to 602BS, 398BG, 8AF USAAF. 26+ combat missions. Involved in the mid-air collision between his B-17 42-97387 'Maude an' Maria' and B-17 43-38697 of (603rd BS) on the 3-Feb-45 mission to Berlin. Captured in Kahlstorf, East of Lehmke, Germany...

  • Joseph Stritch

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator
    Assigned to 602BS, 398BG, 8AF USAAF. Killed in Action (KIA) on 3-Feb-45 near Kahlstorf (Lehmke), Germany in B-17 'Maude an Maria' 42-97387. Awards: AM (3OLC), PH.

  • Ray Woltman

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator
    Assigned to 602BS, 398BG, 8AF USAAF. 26+ combat missions. Failed to Return (FTR) Kahlstorf, Germany, 3-Feb-45, in B-17 42-97387 'Maude an Maria'. Killed in Action (KIA) MACR 12214 Awards: AM (4 OLC), PH.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 January 2019 17:29:19 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations
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