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Floyd Douglas and Carmine Roberto listed among the 7 American airmen buried at Hassenhausen and 4 made prisoners, on page 3 of German report KU-2590 at https://catalog.archives.gov/id/147892238 (NARA). Besides Douglas and Roberto, all the others were from B-17 #43-37655 crashed 800m South of Hassenhausen, Germany - MACR 7812).

Connections

People

  • James Buchanan

    Military | Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner
    Shot down by fighters and crashed 800m South of Hassenhausen, Germany on 29 July 1944 in B-17 #43-37655. Prisoner of War (POW).

  • Morris Clark

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    Shot down by fighters and crashed 800m South of Hassenhausen, Germany on 29 July 1944 in B-17 #43-37655. Killed In Action (KIA).

  • Nelson Clifford

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner
    Shot down by fighters and crashed 800m South of Hassenhausen, Germany on 29 July 1944 in B-17 #43-37655. Prisoner of War (POW).

  • John Cudihy

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
    Shot down by fighters and crashed 800m South of Hassenhausen, Germany on 29 July 1944 in B-17 #43-37655. Killed In Action (KIA).

  • Floyd Douglas

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Bombardier / Togglier / Engineer
    3 December 1943 crashed on base in B-17#42-39791 "Fletcher's Castoria" with Pilot Martin Tashjian. Then 27 December 1943 accident after landing B-17#42-37772 "Flying Jenny" (also Tashjian crew) during formation flight training. All returned. Shot down...

  • Joseph Foote

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    Shot down by fighters and crashed 800m South of Hassenhausen, Germany on 29 July 1944 in B-17 #43-37655. Prisoner of War (POW).

  • Arthur Frankenberg

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier
    Shot down by fighters and crashed 800m South of Hassenhausen, Germany on 29 July 1944 in B-17 #43-37655. Prisoner of War (POW).

  • Frank Gerlach

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Radio Operator
    Shot down by fighters and crashed 800m South of Hassenhausen, Germany on 29 July 1944 in B-17 #43-37655. Killed In Action (KIA).

  • Ralph Guhl

    Military | Private | Tail Gunner
    Shot down by fighters and crashed 800m South of Hassenhausen, Germany on 29 July 1944 in B-17 #43-37655. Killed In Action (KIA).

  • Walter Gursky

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner
    Shot down by fighters and crashed 800m South of Hassenhausen, Germany on 29 July 1944 in B-17 #43-37655. Killed In Action (KIA).

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Aircraft

  • 42-31537 'Randie Lou' aka 'BUFFALO GAL'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 19/11/43; Kearney 2/12/43; Presque Is 10/12/43; Assigned 332BS/94BG [XM-B] Rougham 23/12/43 FRIDAY THE 13TH; transferred 350BS/100BG [LN-S] Thorpe Abbotts 24/12/43; 349BS [XR- ]; ran out of gas on Ruhland mission 21 June 1944 with Lt...

  • 43-37655

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 9/5/44; Kearney 29/5/44; Dow Fd 17/6/44. Assigned 349BS/100BG [XR- ] Thorpe Abbotts 28/6/44. Missing in Action Merseburg 29 July 1944 with Pilot Morris E.Clark, Co-pilot: John Cudihy, Radio Operator: Frank J. Gerlach, Waist gunner:...

Missions

  • 503

    29 July 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
03 September 2020 13:00:32 ED-BB Changes to person associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
Sources

Connected persons and aircraft

Date Contributor Update
03 September 2020 12:53:43 ED-BB Created entry with collection, caption and person associations
Sources

page 3 of German report KU-2590 at https://catalog.archives.gov/id/147892238

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