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Lee A Lewis


On 4 February 1944 on a mission to Frankfurt, B-17G #42-39771 'Jeannie Marie' was forced to land due to extensinve flak damage at Eindhoven, Holland. Evaded (EVD). Returned to England on 11 Sep 1944.


Units served with

  • 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

    The 91st Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated at Harding Field, Louisiana on 15-April-1942 and went to MacDill Field, Florida for the first phase of training from 16-May-1942 to 25-June-1942. The Group was then assigned to 2nd Air Force at Walla...

  • 401st Bomb Squadron


  • 42-39771 Jeannie Marie

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 26/8/43; Gt Falls 13/10/43; Scott 25/10/43; Assigned 401BG Deenethorpe 4/11/43; transferred 401BS/91BG [LL-H] Bassingbourn 20/11/43; Missing in Action Frankfurt 4/2/44 with Jim Lutz, Co-pilot: Irving Stehlik, Flight engineer/top...

Associated Place

  • Bassingbourn

    Military site : airfield
    Now home to a museum all about the aifield and its USAAF residents ( , Bassingbourn opened in 1938 as part of the RAF's pre-war expansion programme. The RAF continued to use it until late in 1942 when its long...


Event Location Date
Born Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA
Evaded Belgium 4 February 1944


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:18:22 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 2234 / MACR 2234, 8th AF Losses / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database