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"Ground and air crew of the 360th Bomb Squadron, 303rd Bomb Group, beside the Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortress" "Sack Time". England, 3 April 1945."

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Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 303rd Bomb Group

    303rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 303rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated on 3-Feb-1942 at Pendleton Field, Oregon. They assembled at Gowen Field, Idaho on 11-February 1942 where it conducted flight training until 12-Jun-1942. The Group then moved to Alamogordo Field, New...

  • 360th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Harry Boreen

    Military | Corporal | Mechanic
    Assigned to 360BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. Ground crew for B-17 42-102544 'Sack Time'. Awards: WWII Victory, EAME. Headstone / Marker; Cpl Arthur Harry Boreen.

  • Clarence Bristol

    Military | Colonel | Co-Pilot
    Assigned to 360BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. 37 x combat missions. Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME, AFCM, MSM, UN and Korean medals. Post War: Remained in USAF, serving in Korean and Vietnamese conflicts, retired as Colonel.

  • Robert Edmunds

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Assigned to 360BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. ETD Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Alvin Etheredge

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner
    13 x missions, last on 27-Aug-43. On 30 July 1943, crashed into North Sea 22 miles off Felixstowe, England on return from raid on Kassel, Germany in B-17 #42-29738 'Upstairs Maid'. Picked up by British Air Sea Rescue and returned to base. All survived,...

  • Gordon Farnham

    Military | Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    Assigned to 360BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. 37 x combat missions. ETD Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Norman Hammel

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Flight Engineer; Top Turret Gunner
    Assigned to 360BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. 37 x combat missions. Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Robert Heiliger

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Engineer / Crew Chief
    Assigned to 360BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. Crew chief on B-17 42-102544 'Sack Time'. Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Gordon Lofquist

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Assigned to 360BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. 35 x combat missions. ETD Awards: AM (5OLC), WWII Victory, EAME (battle star).

  • Hubert Miller

    Military | Sergeant | Engineering
    Assigned to 360BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. Ground crew on B-17 42-102544 'Sack Time'. Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Matthew Polo

    Military | Corporal | Radio Operator
    Assigned to 360BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. 37 x combat missions. ETD Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

Aircraft

  • 42-102544 'Sack Time'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 12/3/44; Gr Island 7/4/44; Dow Fd 28/4/44; Assigned 427BS/303BG [GN-K] Molesworth 12/5/44, 360BS [PU-K]; Missing in Action Dresden 110m 17/4/45 with Blaine Thomas, Max Bartholomew, Joe Bananno, Harry Haynes, Walter Smith, Luis...

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Date Contributor Update
05 March 2019 14:42:52 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
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