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On 01 Dec 43, during mission to Solingen, Germany, aboard B-17G 42-31243 (GN-Z), crew ditched in English Channel at Peale Bay when the B-17 ran out of gas. The crew was picked up…

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 18 Dec 2010 You

Mission to Railroad Marshalling Yards in Metz (France) 39 aircraft dispatched (1 returned early : 42-97972 Lt Freeland crew, internal failure on n° 4 engine) 42-31177 "Lonesome…

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 22 Nov 2010 You

During Hamm mission (19 sept 1944), while over the North Sea the crew discovered a live bomb in the bomb bay and S/Sgt Fulton R. Mayer (WG) was dispatched to the confined bomb…

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 21 Nov 2010 You

During this mission, 41-24577 "Hell's Angels" from 303rd BG 358th BS VK-D completed his 25th combat mission and became the first 8th AF B-17 to do that. Pilot was Capt Baldwin

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 17 Nov 2010 You

7 December 1944 — 1Lt Werner G.Goering was returning from a routine PFF training flight in 42-97557 "Mercy’s Madhouse". The right landing gear collapsed after completing the…

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 16 Nov 2010 You

Captain Edward McSherry Woddrop (Nov 12, 1913 - Oct 11, 1944)

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 16 Nov 2010 You

could be 44-6022 (wich crashed on 2 oct 1944, pilot Jones)

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 08 Nov 2010 You

extract from 381st BG 532nd BS diary (january 1944) "4. Six aircraft of this squadron took off for Kiel, Germany, the pilots being: Lts Flaherty, Zeman, Beckman, Robinson and…

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 08 Nov 2010 You

extract from 381st BG 532nd BS diary (381st.org website) "Captain Douglas Winter, 1st Lts James Turner and Julian O'Neal and T/Sgt Hessle Buck crash landed at Larkins Farm,…

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 08 Nov 2010 You

41-24577

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 07 Nov 2010 You

could be crewmen from 41-24497 "Frisco Jennie / Mizpah II" (91st BG 322nd BS LG-P) which ditched in the Channel on mission to Stuttgart on 6 sept 43 Crewmen : 1st t. Cox, William…

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 07 Nov 2010 You

BX-C 338th Bomb Squadron "Goering's Nightmare"

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 07 Nov 2010 You

"Bag of Bolts" ER-F lost on 8 july 1944

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 07 Nov 2010 You

T/Sgt Bacchus was Top Turret Engineer (Baker crew)

Image, found in Missing Air Crew Reports, WWII: Page 5 · 07 Nov 2010 You

29 january 1944 : crew was 1Lt D.A. Currie' crew 1st mission

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 06 Nov 2010 You

extract from 381st BG 535th BS diary (from 381st.org website) 9 april 1944 "Lt Soeder piled up his ship at the end of the runway after three unsuccessful attempts to lift her for…

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 06 Nov 2010 You

Pilot was 2Lt Jack E Stocks (35 missions combat tour completed on 15 april 1945) source 303rdbg website

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 19 Sep 2010 You

41-35033 made a crash landing in Belgium on 16 march 1945 (pilot 1st Lt Sellier) aircraft salvaged

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 1 · 28 Jul 2010 You

source : 457thbombgroup.org website

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 5 · 27 Jul 2010 You

Colonel James R. Luper, 457th Bomb Group's first Commanding Officer, survived POW camp (hit by flak on 7 oct 1944 aboard B-17 44-8046, flying as Air Cdr, pilot was Capt Alfred…

Image, found in WWII US Air Force Photos: Page 5 · 27 Jul 2010 You