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Robert Dominick

Military

B-17 42-29752 ditched in Channel 13 May 1943. Returned to base. Shot down 11 April 1944 in B-17 42-31782. Prisoner of War (POW) imprisoned at Stalag 17B.

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  • 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. ...

  • Derrol Rogers

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 96th Bomb Group
    B-17 #4229752 ditched in Channel 13 May 1943. Killed in Action (KIA). Only member of crew killed. The waist gunner's gun went off as he was unloading preparing to land and it shot off the stabilizer, The crew bailed out and Pilot Rogers and Co-pilot...

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Units served with

Aircraft

  • 42-29752

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 12/2/43; Walker 26/2/43; Salinas 10/3/43; Presque Is 8/4/43; Assigned 338BS/96BG Grafton Underwood 17/4/43; on assembly crashed in The Wash en route St Omer when controls were damaged and stabilizer shot off accidentally by own waist...

  • 42-31782

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 18/12/43; Billings 19/12/43; Kearney 30/12/43; Presque Is 24/1/44; Assigned 337BS/96BG [AW-Z] Snetterton 2/2/44; Missing in Action Rostock with Capt Clinton Firestone, Navigator: Bob Dominick, Bombardier: George Syme, Radio Operator:...

Associated Place

Events

Event Location Date
Born Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) North Sea 11 April 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
01 June 2017 14:07:08 general ira snapsorter Changes to service number, biography, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Merged with duplicate entry to include details from:
- the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia;
- Roll of Honor;
- MACR 3812;
- Losses of the 8th and 9th AFs Vol. I by Bishop and Hey p. 117,;
- Vol III p. 65-66. Snetterton Falcons by Doherty and Ward pp. 20,123;
- Snetterton Falcons, pg 24 & 130

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:22:51 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

MACR 3812 / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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