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A crew from 398th Bomb Group, 603rd Bomb Squadron.

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  • 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...

  • 603rd Bomb Squadron

People

  • William Berry

    Military | Captain | Navigator
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down by fighters and Crashed near Hinter-Henbach on 7/16/44 in B-17 42-102476. Reported Prisoner of War (POW) 19 Sept 1944. ...

  • Harry Castleman

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down by fighters and crashed near Hinter-Henbach on 7/16/44 in B-17 42-102476. Reported Prisoner of War (POW) 21 Sept 1944 POW

  • Wendell Davis

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier
    Prisoner of War (POW) shot down by fighters and crashed near Hinter-Henbach on 7/16/44 in B-17 42-102476.

  • Raymond Gallagher

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Prisoner of War (POW). Shot down by fighters and crashed near Hinter Henbach on 7/16/44 in B-17 42-102476. Prisoner of War (POW) 16 Sept 1944. POW

  • Charles McLean

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by fighters and crashed near Hinter Henbach in B-17 42-102476.

  • Arlo Skeem

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator
    Prisoner of War (POW). Shot down by fighters and crashed near Hinter Henbach on 7/16/44 in B-17 42-102476 POW

  • Robert Warkentin

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by fighters and crashed near Hinter Henbach in B-17 42-102476.

Aircraft

  • 42-102476

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 7/3/44; Kearney 5/4/44; Dow Fd 14/4/44; Assigned 603BS/398BG [N7-B] Nuthampstead 28/4/44; (18m) Missing in Action Munich 16/7/44 with Ray Gallagher, Co-pilot: Harry Castleman, Navigator: Bill Berry, Bombardier: Wendell Davis, Flight...

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Date Contributor Update
06 June 2019 15:50:48 nate155 Created entry
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This is the plane my grandpa was in and he was arlo skeem

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