Marwin Schlossberg Crew
392nd BG - 577th BS - 8th AF
Pettigrew and Axvig would later be interned in Sweden flying with the L. Page Crew
Entered service at Fort Bragg, NC 23 September 1942. Joined 392nd BG 15 November 1943. Rank at end of WW II was T/Sergeant. Pilot-Marvin E. Schollberg. Discharged 12 October 1945. Shot down by fighters and believed to have crashed near Vettleschloss on the return from a mission to Gotha, GR on 24 Feb 1944 in B-24J #42-100344. Prisoner of War (POW)-14 1/2 months.
Units served with
The 392nd Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators out of Wendling, Norfolk from August 1943 until April 1945. They were the first Group allocated B-24H Liberators, the first B-24 series fitted with a nose turret on the production line. The adaptation increased...
Assigned to the 392nd Bomb Group on 22 August 1943. Crashed on its 12th mission on 24 February 1944. 5 members of the crew were killed in action (KIA), while the other 5 were taken Prisoner of War (POW)
Military site : airfield
RAF Wendling was home to the 392nd Bomb Group from 1943 to 1945. Built in 1942, it was originally planned to be an RAF Bomber Command airfield. Improvement and expansion works were carried out in 1942 and 1943 prior to the arrival of the 392nd and...
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