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This is MACR 6685 for B-17G-30-BO, TN 42-31789, assigned to the 2nd BG, 20th BS, flying out of Amendola on a mission to Brux on 21-JUL-44. Shot down by enemy aircraft and had the…

Image, found in Missing Air Crew Reports, WWII: Page 1 · 23 Sep 2011 You

This is MACR 1992 for B-17F-105-BO, TN 42-30490, assigned to the 301st Bomb Group, 352nd Bomb Squadron flying out of Cerignola, Italy, MIA on mission to bomb targets at Sofia on…

Image, found in Missing Air Crew Reports, WWII: Page 1139 · 21 Sep 2011 You

This is MACR 1924 for B-17F-60-DL, TN 42-3448, assigned to the 303rd Bomb Group, 359th Bomb Squadron flying from Molesworth, UK, MIA on mission to bomb aircraft factories at…

Image, found in Missing Air Crew Reports, WWII: Page 1055 · 21 Sep 2011 You

Also named "Blond Bomber."

Image, found in Missing Air Crew Reports, WWII: Page 1045 · 21 Sep 2011 You

This is MACR 1918, for B-17F-20-DL, TN 42-3057, "Pickadilly Commando" assigned to the 91st Bomb Group, 324th Bomb Squadron, flying from Bassingbourn, UK, MIA on mission to bomb…

Image, found in Missing Air Crew Reports, WWII: Page 1045 · 21 Sep 2011 You

Aircraft was flying from Grafton Underwood on mission to Wilhelmshaven, Germany. Damaged by AA fire, ditched into the North Sea. 5KIA 5POW.

Image, found in Missing Air Crew Reports, WWII: Page 17322 · 21 Sep 2011 You

This is MACR 563 for B-17F-20-BO TN 41-24523, "L'il Audry Snooks" - assigned to the 91st Bomb Group, 323rd Bomb Squadron, flying from Bassingbourn on a mission to bomb aircraft…

Image, found in Missing Air Crew Reports, WWII: Page 318 · 20 Sep 2011 You

Last US station was Grand Island on 22-SEP-43, assigned to the 96th Bomb Group, but lost in-transit to the UK. on 30-SEP-43.

Image, found in Missing Air Crew Reports, WWII: Page 4 · 20 Sep 2011 You

Roger A. Freeman has this aircraft as sustaining a mid-air collision with B-17 42-31845, MACR 6102, both aircraft crashed near the target, Budpest, Hungary.

Image, found in Missing Air Crew Reports, WWII: Page 4 · 20 Sep 2011 You

Landem and Sather names verified from NARA POW records.

Image, found in Missing Air Crew Reports, WWII: Page 17 · 14 Sep 2011 You

The NARA record appears to be in error on the point of departure. It was Ridgewell not Dinjan, Assam, India. Either that or MACR 15155 does not go with this aricraft.

Image, found in Missing Air Crew Reports, WWII: Page 99 · 14 Sep 2011 You

All members of this crew returned to Ridgwell after the raid, but the tail gunner was wounded. This MACR has the name of SSGT William J. Marquez as the tail gunner, but in fact,…

Image, found in Missing Air Crew Reports, WWII: Page 99 · 14 Sep 2011 You

All members of this crew were KIA The remains of 1LT Dickman and TSGT Rotunda were recovered from the cemetery at Rostock, Germany and re-interred at the Ardennes American…

Image, found in Missing Air Crew Reports, WWII: Page 5 · 12 Sep 2011 You

The correct MACR is 2423 NOT 2432 and the correct Tail Number is 42-30634 which WAS assigned to the 95th BG/ 412th BS and list MIA on 21-Feb-44 on mission to Brunswick. MACR 2432…

Image, found in Missing Air Crew Reports, WWII: Page 4 · 11 Sep 2011 You

Richard and Robert Egger were apparently brothers, at least the NARA Enlistment Records indicate that both enlisted at Sacramento, CA. Perhaps a relative can confirm this?

Image, found in Missing Air Crew Reports, WWII: Page 2 · 10 Sep 2011 You

Per Roger A Freeman, formost authority on 8th AF aircraft, this is MACR 355, and belongs to B-17F-10-DL TN 42-2985 ref. "The B-17 Flying Fortress Story", Roger A Freeman with…

Image, found in Missing Air Crew Reports, WWII: Page 1 · 08 Sep 2011 You

2LT Cohen was also awarded the Purple Heart.

Image, found in Missing Air Crew Reports, WWII: Page 6 · 07 Sep 2011 You

The remains of SSGT Oliver E. Deckard were later found and he is buried at the Ardennes American Cemetery in Nurpre, Belgium, Plot B, Row 15, Grave 17. He was awarded the Purple…

Image, found in Missing Air Crew Reports, WWII: Page 6 · 07 Sep 2011 You

POW names and serial numbers verified with NARA POW records. TSGT Graham M. Smith, 35326756, is buried at the Ardennes American Cemetery, Plot A, Row 17, Grave 18, He was awarded…

Image, found in Missing Air Crew Reports, WWII: Page 73 · 07 Sep 2011 You

The name Bert Landum on the MACR is incorrect. It should have read LANDRUM, Bert, Jr. Name and serial number verified from NARA enlsitment and POW records.

Image, found in Missing Air Crew Reports, WWII: Page 2 · 06 Sep 2011 You