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Eugene G Wentling

Military

Crew Number 87

Service

People

  • Joseph Burns

    Military | Engineer / Top Turret Gunner | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number Pool

  • Warren Katz

    Military | Ground Echelon | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 65

  • Jack Maschhoff

    Military | Ball Turret Gunner | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 87

  • Charles Moore

    Military | Bombardier / Togglier | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 87

  • Anthony Pereira

    Military | Radio Operator | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 87

  • Joseph Scott

    Military | Navigator | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 87

  • Forrest Strayer

    Military | Tail Gunner | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 87

  • Edward Wedge

    Military | co-pilot | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 87

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Units served with

  • 390th Bomb Group

    390th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 390th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Framlingham, Suffolk, between July 1943 and the end of the war in Europe. The Group was engaged in strategic missions until the invasion of Europe when its role became more of a tactical one. This...

  • 571st Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 43-37868 Gentleman Jim

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 30/5/44; Kearney 9/6/44; Grenier 28/6/44; Assigned 571BS/390BG [FC-Y] Framlingham 29/6/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 5/7/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 6/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in...

  • 43-38470 Raincheck

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 7/8/44; Lincoln 15/8/44; Grenier 2/9/44; Assigned 571BS/390BG [FC-K] Framlingham 5/9/44; transferred 570BS [DI-H]; Returned to the USA Bradley 3/7/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 6/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation ...

  • 43-38769

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 19/9/44; Grenier 16/10/44; Assigned 571BS/390BG [FC-Q] Framlingham 17/10/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 5/7/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 7/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 12/1...

  • 43-39032 The Deacon

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 13/11/44; Grenier 3/12/44; Assigned 571BS/390BG [FC-B] Framlingham 6/12/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 3//7/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 6/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 21...

  • 44-6007 Lucky

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 2/4/44; Hunter 17/4/44; Dow Fd 30/4/44; Assigned 571BS/390BG [FC-M] Framlingham 4/5/44; suffered severe battle damaged 8/9/44 over Mainz with Edgar Moody, with two engines out landed in France, repaired and returned to base; landing...

  • 44-8206

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Dallas, via 5rd FG, 11/7/44; Langley 8/8/44; Dow Fd 12/9/44; Assigned 571BS/390BG [FC-P] Framlingham 22/9/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 2/7/45; Sth Plains 8/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 17...

Missions

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 July 2017 15:29:17 FrankM Changes to person associations
Sources

http://www.390thspace.com/missions.php?name=Wentling%2C+Eugene+G

Date Contributor Update
13 July 2017 14:45:50 FrankM Changes to role, person associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
Sources

http://www.390thspace.com/missions.php?name=Wentling%2C+Eugene+G
http://www.8thafhs.org/new/groups.php
My great uncle, Jack Maschhoff, was his ball turret gunner.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:09:24 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / www.390thspace.com/missions.php?name=Wentling%2C+Eugene+G

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