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Lewis G Carter Jr

Military

Prisoner of War (POW) crashed near Zwickau on 19 Mar 45 in B-17 'Daisey Mae' #4338368

Service

People

  • Don Borden

    Military | Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 452nd Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed near Zwickau on 19 Mar 45 in B-17 'Daisey Mae' #4338368

  • Claude Boydston

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 452nd Bomb Group

  • Arthur Burstein

    Military | Flight Officer | Navigator | 452nd Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed near Zwickau on 19 Mar 45 in B-17 'Daisey Mae' #4338368

  • Arthur Darling

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 452nd Bomb Group
    Crashed near Zwickau on 19 Mar 45 in B-17 'Daisey Mae' #43-38368, Prisoner of War (POW).

  • Wayne Davis

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 452nd Bomb Group
    Air Medal; American Theater Medal; EAME Medal w 3/bronze stars; WW II Victory Medal

  • Victor Ettredge

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 452nd Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed near Zwickau on 19 Mar 45 in B-17 'Daisy Mae' #4338368

  • James Fitzgerald

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 452nd Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed near Zwickau on 19 Mar 45 in B-17 'Daisey Mae' #4338368

  • Robert Francis

    Military | 452nd Bomb Group

  • Donald Franklin

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 452nd Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) crashed ner Zwickau on 19 Mar 45 in B-17 'Daisey Mae' #4338368

  • Edward Hinrichs

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Engineer | 452nd Bomb Group
    Flew in lead plane of the 452nd, April 7, 1945 were hit by German suicide planes. The Germans sent up 120 Me-109s as suicide planes to ram our plane. they lost 105 planes, our groups was given the Presidential Citation for this mission. Flew 30...

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Units served with

  • 452nd Bomb Group

    452nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 452nd Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deopham Green, Norfolk, from January 1944. The air crews hit strategic sites in Germany but also supported the movement of ground forces across Europe after D-Day. On 6 June 1944 itself, the Group...

  • 729th Bomb Squadron
  • 730th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 43-38368 DAISY MAE

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 26/7/44; Hunter 4/8/44; Grenier 14/8/44; Assigned 730BS/452BG Deopham Green 15/8/44; 729BS; Missing in Action Zwickau 19/3/45 with Vic Ettredge, Co-pilot: Don Franklin1st mission, Navigator: Art Burstein, Bombardier: George Peden,...

  • 43-38780

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 21 September 1944; Grenier 7 October 1944; Assigned 532BS/381BG [VE-J] Ridgewell 14 November 1944; Missing in Action 12m Mannheim 11 December 1944 with Pilot Leo Belskis, Co-pilot Glenn C. Vaughn, Navigator James V. Collett,...

Missions

  • 702

    5 November 1944

  • 707

    9 November 1944

  • 729

    29 November 1944

  • 738

    5 December 1944

  • 8th Air Force 760

    24 December 1944
    1. Decision. ...

  • 781

    5 January 1945

  • 785

    7 January 1945

  • 789

    10 January 1945

  • 794

    15 January 1945

  • 798

    17 January 1945

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Associated Place

  • Deopham Green

    Military site : airfield
    Deopham Green was another air base constructed after America's entry into the war to Class A standards for use by the B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber. When the 452nd Bomb Group arrived in January 1943 they found a main runway of 2,000 yards, two...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Coeur d'Alene, ID, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Zwickau, Germany 19 March 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
29 May 2020 22:01:41 Robert Hoyt Changes to awards and media associations
Sources

From stories from Grandpa.

Date Contributor Update
05 February 2016 09:39:20 Lucy May Changes to role, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

Brought in information from a duplicate record. Source:
MACR 13562 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

Date Contributor Update
16 July 2015 20:55:51 DaiseyMaeB17 Changes to role, awards, aircraft associations and mission associations
Sources

Entered by Lewis Carter's grandson after reading story by Edward T. Hinrichs (Sept. 10, 1987) about missions flown .

Date Contributor Update
16 July 2015 20:28:43 DaiseyMaeB17 Changes to person associations
Sources

Entered by grandson

Date Contributor Update
16 July 2015 20:18:46 DaiseyMaeB17 Changes to person associations
Sources

Entered by Lewis Carter's grandson after reading story by Edward T. Hinrichs (Sept. 10, 1987) about missions flown .

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:18:52 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

1999 Unit Roster/ MACR 13562 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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