12 Nov. 1943 — Itlay
321st Bo,mb Group, 448th Bomb Squad, MTO WWI
Bomb Group: 321 Squadron: 448th Wing: 57th
Aircraft B25-C #42-64661 ditched in Adriatic 12 NOV. 1943
Pilot John D. Haskell Macr #1606
CREW ROSTER; Pilot: John D. Haskell 2Lt; Co-Plt: Robert D. Demuth 2Lt; Bmbdr:Robert E. Johnson 2Lt Navgtr: Richard A. Abbe 2Lt Engnr: R. A. Morris S/Sgt; Radio: Daniel H. Hilton S/Sgt; Gunner: John W. Schomaker S/Sgt
Bomb Wing:57 BG:321 Sqdrn:448 Pilot:John Haskell b25-C AC Ser # 42-64661 MACR # 1602 12 NOV 1943 Departure Base: Grottaglie, Italy 12 NOV 1943 Target: Albanian airfield Kukove-Berat Ditched on return into Adriatic: 10:40 o'clock 12 NOV 1943 The entire crew was rescued except S/Sgt John W. Schomaker The CREW: of the 557 Bomb Wing 321 BG 448 Squadron John Haskell Pilot Robert Demuth Co.P. Robert Johnson Bombdr. Richard Abbe Navgtr R.A. Morris Engnr D.H. Hilton Radio John W. Schomaker Gunner MIA  my person of interest  MIA- rescued by Albanian forces' Shaban Peshtani,whom I have interviewed - Peshtani hid Schomaker for 10 months from Germans, gave him medical aid and cared for him - He turned Schomaker over to Col. Bill Maclean, Commander of the British Mission. Schomaker was returned with Brit commandos on torpedo boat to Brindisi.