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22 dec 43 : mission to Osnabruck, 42-37835 (SC-J "Channel Express") was unable to land due to loss of controls and the crew bailed out over the base. The plane crashed near the…

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 27 Mar 2010 You

2Lt Neill crew (401st BG 615th BS) 13 missions (between 2 june and 7 july 1944) lost on Leipzig aboard 42-37981 "Belle of the Barbary Coast" source 401bg.org website

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 27 Mar 2010 You

Capt W.R. Smith crew (401st BG 614th BS) 28 missions between 24 dec 43 and 4 june 44 source 401bg.org website

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 27 Mar 2010 You

could be Capt Kirkuff crew (614th BS)

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extract from 448th Sub Depot (381st BG) December 1943 : "One of the Engineering's steadiest customers, 42-29923 (532nd VE-K LUCKY STRIKE) - came for repairs four times during…

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 27 Mar 2010 You

17 oct 1943 : Lt Sellars and the surviving crew stand by "Tinkertoy" (42-5846 MS-X). Despite the damage, neither man in the nose compartment was wounded. Lt Sellars later (18…

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 27 Mar 2010 You

Mission to Chartres (France)

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low squadron lead crew target : Lessay airfield in France aboard 42-102544 VK-K "Sack Time"

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 26 Mar 2010 You

We can find Lt Weniger (copilot) account in the marvelous "The Mighty Men of the 381st : Heroes All" by Chaplain James Good Brown (RIP)

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 26 Mar 2010 You

extract from 535th BS diary : On this mission, Lt Manchester and crew experienced a miraculous escape from death when a `dead' FW190 plowed into the right wing of their Fort…

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 26 Mar 2010 You

14 july 1943, mission to Amiens extract from 381st BG diary (381st.org website) " The feature story of the mission was written by the crew of the "TS", piloted by 2nd Lt. Edwin R.…

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 26 Mar 2010 You

"Chug-a-Lug" must be 42-30765 (381st BG 535th BS MS-U)

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 26 Mar 2010 You

1Lt Bradley crew (33 missions between 25 nov 44 and 20 april 45, 23 aboard 44-6313 "Budd's Dudds") Hit by flak on their 33th mission, last mission for the 401st BG, aboard…

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 25 Mar 2010 You

1Lt Etters crew (35 missions between 25 june and 30 oct 44) source : 401bg.org website

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 24 Mar 2010 You

1Lt Vokaty crew (shoot down by fighters on Schweinfurt mission, 13 april 1944, their 16th mission) aboard 42-31508 "Command Performance" source : 401bg.org website

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 24 Mar 2010 You

1Lt Kelly (612th BS) 29 missions between 1 dec 43 and 20 june 44 source : 401bg.org website

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 23 Mar 2010 You

Capt Mc Cord crew 30 missions between 24 may and 28 sept 1944

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 23 Mar 2010 You

1Lt Connolly crew (613th BS) 33 missions between 19 april and 13 aug 44 source : 401bg.org website

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 23 Mar 2010 You

1Lt Connolly (33 missions between 19 april and 13 aug 44) source 401bg.org website

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 23 Mar 2010 You

if the date is correct (5 feb 44) target was Chateauroux (France) 2Lt Hagen Jr crew (lost on Kiel 19 may 44, 19th mission, aboard 42-38026 "My Day") 9 KIA 1 POW

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 23 Mar 2010 You