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John A Storie

Military

WIA. 19 May 1943. B-17F #42-29694 'Southern Belle'

Service

People

  • Robert Cozens

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot/Command Pilot | 95th Bomb Group

  • Donald Crossley

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Tail Gunner | 95th Bomb Group
    Crossley was credited with 12 confirmed e/a kills. A record for 8th AF gunners.

Units served with

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

  • 412th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-29694 'Southern Belle'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 5/2/43; Salina 12/2/43; Rapid City 16/2/43; Kearney 12/3/43; Morrison 29/3/43; Assigned 412BS/95BG Alconbury 5/4/43, but en route to UK had landing accident with Bill Lindley at Barcelona, Venzuela; 1m with John Storie [wia] 19/3/43;...

  • 42-29706 Passion Flower

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 7/2/43; Rapid City 22/2/43; Kearney 12/3/43; Morrison 14/4/43; Dow Fd 21/4/43; Assigned 412BS/95BG [QW-W] Alconbury 25/4/43; 3m, Written off after another aircraft 42-29685 exploded nearby on base 27/5/43, Salvaged. PASSION FLOWER.

  • 42-29712 'Miss Carrie' 'Philly-Brooklyn'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 7/2/43; Rapid City 22/2/43; Kearney 12/3/43; Morrison 24/3/43; Assigned 412BS/95BG [QW- ] Alconbury 5/4/43 MISS CARRIAGE (or MISCARRIE); 1m, w?John Storie force landed Framlingham 14/5/43; transferred 325BS/92BG [NV-R] Alconbury 17/6...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Maryland

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:15:38 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Combat Chronology, Unit Website / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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