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Reuben W. Neie Crew - 413th BS, 96th BG

Connections

People

  • Orlando Asper

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Co-pilot
    Orlando “Ole” Cartford Asper was born in Kikungshan, Henan Province, China on 13 June 1917, to Lutheran Missionary parents. Returning to the United States, he attended Pacific Lutheran College, in Parkland, Washington. ...

  • Richard Haseltine

    Military | Radio Operator
    Kipling's Error III. The crew completed 25 missions and were all awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross.

  • Joseph Kotlarz

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner
    Assigned to 413BS, 96BG, 8AF USAAF. Crewmamber B-17 'Kipling's Error III'. 25 x combat missions. ETD Awards: DFC, AM, WWII Victory, EAME. Post war: Re-enlisted USAF serving in Korea conflict.

  • Leo Lakey

    Military | Waist Gunner
    Kipling's Error III. The crew completed 25 missions and were all awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross.

  • Steve Malinowski

    Military | Ball Turret Gunner
    Kipling's Error III. The crew completed 25 missions and were all awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross.

  • Lloyd Mitchell

    Military | Captain | Navigator
    Kipling's Error III. The crew completed 25 missions and were all awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross. Distinguished Flying Cross, several Oak leaf clusters

  • Ruben Neie

    Military | Captain | Pilot
    Kipling's Error III. The crew completed 25 missions and were all awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross.

  • Lowell Nelson

    Military | Flight Engineer; Waist Gunner
    Kipling's Error III. The crew completed 25 missions and were all awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross.

Aircraft

  • 42-5885 Kipling's Error III

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 20/4/43; Lowry 5/5/43; Smoky Hill 25/5/43; Dow Fd 2/6/43; Assigned 338BS/96BG [BX-T] Snetterton 12/6/43; Missing in Action Rostock 11/4/44 with Harry Johnson, Co-pilot: Luther Bailey, Navigator: Herb Springer, Bombardier: Bill...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 February 2022 21:27:01 Douglas P Created entry with caption, person associations and aircraft associations
Sources

96th Bomb Group Newsletter - Issue No, 67 - August 2016

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