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Luther F Paysinger


Shot down 28 July 1943 in B-17 #4230355 'Dallas Rebel. ' Plane crashed into North Sea. Killed in Action (KIA).



  • Norville Gorse

    Military | Captain | Co-Pilot | 96th Bomb Group
    B-17 #42-29752 ditched into North Sea 13 May 1943. Gorse and pilot Rogers made a valiant effort to control the plane. Returned to base. ...

Units served with


  • 42-30153 Worry Wart

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 17/4/43; Smoky Hill 24/4/43; Dow Fd 6/5/43; Assigned 339BS/96BG Andrews Fd 9/5/43 WORRY WART; Snetterton 12/6/43; transferred 532BS/381BG Ridgewell 16/7/43; Missing in Action 1m Hamburg (Heide) 25/7/43 with Capt Joe Alexander, Co...

  • 42-30355 Dallas Rebel

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 23/5/43; Gr Isle 4/6/43; Dow Fd 1/7/43; Assigned 337BS/96BG [AW- ] Snetterton 4/7/43; Missing in Action Warnemunde 28/7/43 with Bill Nance, Co-pilot: Norville Gorse, Navigator: Joe Hudson, Bombardier: R.H. McGuiness, Flight engineer...


Event Location Date
Born South Carolina, USA
Killed in Action (KIA) Germany 28 July 1943
Died 28 July 1943


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:19:25 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 141 / MACR 141; Snetterton Falcons, pg 43 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database