The 96th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses to targets across occupied Europe from May 1943 to April 1945. ...
Shot down by fighters on a mission to Regensburg on 25 Feb 1944 in B-17F #42-30123 'Big Dick'. Prisoner of War (POW).
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Cheyenne 15/4/43; Gore 21/4/43; Smoky Hill 26/4/43; Walla Walla 30/4/43; Smoky Hill 10/5/43; Dow Fd 27/5/43; Assigned 338BS/96BGB [BX-W] Andrews Fd 29/5/43 BIG DICK; transferred 388BG Snetterton 12/6/43; Missing in Action Regensburg 25/2/44...
|Born||Ulen, Minnesota, USA|
|Prisoner of War (POW)||Germany||25 February 1944|
|28 January 2017 03:37:34||Gary_C||Changes to highest rank|
Edit by G Sather
|27 September 2014 18:06:31||AAM||AAM ingest|
Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 2859 / MACR 2859, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database