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Winfield S Haynes Jr

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  • James Theys

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot/Pilot | 351st Bomb Group

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Units served with

  • 351st Bomb Group

    351st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 351st Bomb Group flew strategic bombing missions from their base at Polebrook, Northamptonshire from April 1943 to June 1945. The Group's most famous member was Hollywood actor Clark Gable, who flew four/ five missions with them as an observer...

  • 510th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-107124

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 2/3/44; Rapid City 6/3/44; Grenier 20/4/44; Assigned 398BG Nuthampstead 25/4/44; no ops, transferred 510BS/351BG [TU-F] Polebrook 29/4/44; {85m} Returned to the USA Bradley 11/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 19/6/45;...

  • 42-31560 Hot Rocks

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 21/11/43; Gr Island 10/12/43; Assigned 510BS/351BG [TU-A] Polebrook 25/2/44; 61m Missing in Action Ludwigshafen 8/9/44 with George Shera, Co-pilot: Leroy Swetnam, Navigator: Steve Loverds, Bombardier: Dick Mason, Waist gunner: Bob...

  • 42-31711

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 9/12/43; Kearney 22/12/43; Prestwick 16/1/44; Assigned 508BS/351BG [YB-F] Polebrook 30/1/44; {90m} 1 Base Air Depot, Burtonwood 28/5/44; Returned to the USA 121 BU Bradley 19/6/44; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 21/6/44;...

  • 42-38038 April Girl II

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 21/11/43; Gr Island 4/12/43; Presque Is 15/12/43; Assigned 510BS/351BG [TU-R] Polebrook 14/1/44; 111m retUS Bradley 13/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 12/9/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA...

  • 42-97196

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 5/2/44; Hunter 15/2/44; Presque Is 10/3/44; Assigned 510BS/351BG [TU-M] Polebrook 24/3/44; Missing in Action `51m` Politz 7/10/44 with Vernon Evans, Co-pilot: Ed Holub, Navigator: Harry Margolia, Bombardier: John Cox, Flight engineer...

  • 42-97252 Devil's Mistress

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 11/2/44; Rapid City 5/3/44; Dow Fd 28/4/44; Assigned 398BG Nuthampstead 6/5/44; no ops, transferred 510BS/351BG [TU-K] Polebrook 24/5/44; 103m Returned to the USA Bradley 11/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 21/10/45;...

  • 43-37854 Torchy Tess

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 29/5/44; Kearney 8/6/44; Grenier 28/6/44; Assigned 509BS/351BG [RQ-V] Polebrook 17/7/44; Missing in Action 53m Dresden 15/2/45 with Chas Alplanalp (Killed in Action); Co-pilot: Harry Gividen, Navigator: George Brown, Bombardier:...

  • 43-37957

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 9/6/44; Kearney 27/6/44; Dow Fd 6/7/44; Assigned 510BS/351BG [TU-D] Polebrook 21/7/44; 508BS [YB-M]; {46m} Returned to the USA Bradley 11/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 14/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for...

  • 43-37986

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 13/6/44; Kearney 27/6/44; Grenier 6/7/44; Assigned 511BS/351BG [DS-H] Polebrook 31/7/44; Missing in Action {10m} Brux 12/9/44 with Chas Schoenian, Co-pilot: Lovick Miller, Navigator: Bob Munn, Bombardier: John Watson{Wounded in...

  • 44-6082

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 25/4/44; Kearney 2/5/44; Grenier 15/5/44; Assigned 510BS/351BG [TU-B] Polebrook 30/5/44; 508BS [YB-D]; {85m} Returned to the USA Bradley 11/6/45; Sth Plains 15/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA)...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
31 December 2020 20:45:28 jmoore43 Changes to role
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Removed extraneous data from the Role/iob field.

Date Contributor Update
27 March 2019 14:44:41 ash7631 Changes to aircraft associations
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351st.org

Date Contributor Update
27 March 2019 14:41:53 ash7631 Changes to service number and role
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351st.org

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:28:58 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / www.351st.org/ken.harbour/

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