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Eugene F. Sebeck and training crew, Sebeck is front row, third from the left.
Sebeck flew on aircraft number 42-3453 as the Top Turret Gunner and Engineer.



  • Eugene Sebeck

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Aircrew Engineer-Top Turret Gunner
    Shot down on 14 October 1943 in B-17 #42-3453 on return from target. Prisoner of War (POW) at Stalag XVIIB, barracks 34B.


  • VIII Bomber Command 115

    14 October 1943
    This was the 2nd mission flown against the ball bearing industry at Schweinfurt, Germany and was as equally disastrous as that flown on 17-Aug-43. It came to be known as "Black Thursday". While fighter escort was dispatched, bad weather and lack of...


Date Contributor Update
28 January 2021 00:29:40 bass1876 Changes to caption

Photo sourced from E. F. Sebeck and his grandson, Daniel Sebeck. Supporting data from the original missing aircrew report.

Date Contributor Update
28 January 2021 00:26:38 bass1876 Changes to caption and mission associations

This photo is sourced directly from Eugene F. Sebeck, and his grandson Daniel Sebeck.

Date Contributor Update
11 January 2021 03:18:12 bass1876 Created entry with collection, caption and person associations

Grandson, Daniel Sebeck