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Lawrence Dunn

Military

Assigned to 410BS, 94BG, 8AF USAAF. Member of Lt Verner A Wertsch crew as ball turret gunner, up till them becoming lead pathfinder crew in 333BS (30-Apr-44), as the ball turret was replaced by the mickey radome. 'Left back at 410th BS as a spare'

Service

People

  • Verner Wertsch

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 94th Bomb Group
    Alan Wertsch served as a pilot with the 333rd Bomb Squadron of the 94th Bomb Group, flying missions out of Bury St Edmunds, England. His crew is commemorated on a plaque, titled "33 Raids to Hell and Back" at the Rougham Control Tower Museum. ...

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Units served with

  • 94th Bomb Group

    94th Bomb Group

    Group
    Activated 15 June 1942 at MacDill Field, Florida. Initial organization and training at Pendleton Field, Oregon on 29 June 1942. Primary flight training at Davis-Monthan Field in Arizona from 28 Aug. 42 to 31 Oct. 42; then at Biggs Field, El Paso, Texas...

  • 333rd Bomb Squadron

    333rd Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Part of 94th Bomb Group.

  • 410th Bomb Squadron

    410th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Part of 94th Bomb Group.

Aircraft

  • 42-107180 Lucky Rebel/Eagle's Wrath

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 15/3/44; Kearney 29/3/44; Dow Fd 6/4/44; Assigned 410BS/94BG [GL-K] Rougham 11/4/44 LUCKY REBEL; Salvaged 9AF German 29/12/45. THE EAGLE'S WRATH.

  • 42-31653 Erie Ferry, Kac's Flak Shack, Green Hornets

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 2/12/43; Helena 4/12/43; Gt Falls 5/12/43; Cheyenne 6/12/43; Kearney 12/12/43; New Castle 17/12/43; Presque Is 19/12/43; Assigned 410BS/94BG [GL-V] Rougham 26/12/43 ERIE FERRY; Missing in Action Bohlen 11/9/44 with Merle Green, Co...

  • 42-97668 Leading Lady

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 21/1/44; 1SAG Langley 1/2/44; Grenier 2/4/44; Assigned 385BG [ -U] Gt Ashfield; transferred 333BS/94BG [TS-N] Rougham 7/4/44; transferred 306BG Thurleigh 8/4/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 24/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas...

Associated Place

  • Bury St Edmunds

    Military site : airfield
    The airfield was purpose-built for American bomb groups and as such had a 2,000 yard main runway that lain in concrete with a tarred and wood-chipped surface. The scale of bases such as this meant that very often the technical, administrative and...

Events

Event Location Date
Lived in Statten Island 1942
Based Bury St Edmunds February 1944 – 1944

Assigned to 410BS, 94BG, 8AF USAAF.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
25 March 2019 17:34:02 Al_Skiff Changes to biography, events, person associations and aircraft associations
Sources

http://journalmah.org/clark1_2.pdf

Date Contributor Update
25 March 2019 14:56:02 Al_Skiff Changes to firstname, nickname, nationality, highest rank, role, biography, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://journalmah.org/clark1_2.pdf

Date Contributor Update
15 December 2015 15:42:01 usxpat Created entry with surname, firstname, unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and media associations
Sources

Rougham Control Tower memorial plaques
Public Facebook group: 94th Bomb Group

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