11 April 1944


Losses

325th Squadron

a/c B-17 231248 B
carried 50 bundles of leaflets
down in flames
seen to remain under control long enough for ten chutes to get out

2 Lt. Earnest L. Fortson P K
2 Lt. Frank K. Lochocki C P
2 Lt. Charles. B. DeRose N K
2 Lt. David J. Manning B K
S/Sgt. John W. McDonald E K
Sgt. Clyde W. Grant R P
S/Sgt. Robert B. Beck BT P
Sgt. Joe NMI Soriano RW K
Sgt. Clyde W. Hobb LW P
Sgt. George M. Hodges T K


a/c B-17 297243 O
camera ship
all POWs

1 Lt. Charles D. Easley P  
2 Lt. Joseph A. Pheenkoph C
1 Lt. William D. Husted N
1 Lt. Earl L. Gauthier B
T/Sgt. Basil W. Seymore E
T/Sgt. Wilbur P. Chambers R
S/Sgt. Jack M. Guy BT
Pvt. Kenneth E. Gibbons RW
S/Sgt. Herman NMI Tushka LW
S/Sgt. Ismael A. Yturralde T


a/c B-17 231587 G
last seen with wing on fire about 12 miles north of Brunswick about 1105
at the time it was thought ten chutes were seen

2 Lt. Charles E. Mikesell P K
2 Lt. Robert A. Naugler C K
2 Lt. Leon M. Shektell N K
2 Lt. Edward M. Osucha B P
S/Sgt. Joseph R. Grundy E P
S/Sgt. Milton C. Flint R P
Sgt. Edward G. Donnelly BT K
Sgt. Joseph T. Williamson RW K
Sgt. Arthur C. Clark LW P
Sgt. Francis J. Lape T P


a/c B-17 297240 P

2 Lt. Robert J. Rasmussen P P
2 Lt. Trinidad O. Rios C P
2 Lt. Irving NMI Berman N P
F/O Joseph M. Baladoas B P
S/Sgt. Gilman C. Rude E E?
S/Sgt. Pete J. Antonino R P
Sgt. Robert E. Hoh BT P
Sgt. Harold J. Neuman RW P
Sgt. Pink M. Higgins LW P
Sgt. William A. McKay T P


a/c B-17 231548 D
to Sweden

2 Lt. Donald J. Shufeldt P  
2 Lt. James M. Poppell C
2 Lt. Joseph F. Tobin N
2 Lt. George G. Cuneo B
S/Sgt. Kyle W. Purcell E
S/Sgt. James W. Mercer R
Sgt. Roland H. Paquette BT
Sgt. Samuel L. Penfield RW
Sgt. James F. Magee LW
S/Sgt. Richard G. Lloyd T


a/c B-17 2107044 L
exploded about 12 miles north of Brunswick about 1105

1 Lt. John R. Weaver, Jr. P P
1 Lt. Samuel V. Appleby C K
2 Lt. Paul E. Miller N K
2 Lt. John J. Donohue B P
S/Sgt. Bert A. Baillif E P
T/Sgt. James. C. Underwood R P
S/Sgt. Robert L. Thomas BT P
Sgt. Henry NMI Garcia RW P
Sgt. Woodrow W. Rains LW P
S/Sgt. Robert N. Whitford T P


326th Squadron

a/c B-17 231362 R
camera ship
to Sweden

2 Lt. Richard W. Donaher P  
2 Lt. Arthur L. Brown C
2 Lt. John E. Bohlander N
F/O George W. Keller B
S/Sgt. Robert L. Harcourt E
S/Sgt. Irving H. Sandler R
Sgt. Nicholas W. Kanel BT
Sgt. Raymond H. Edinger RW
Sgt. Richard G. White LW
Sgt. Millard S. Findley T


327th Squadron

a/c B-17 230649 X
seen to blow up
all killed

2 Lt. John E. Harris P  
2 Lt. Milton Y. Wilson C
2 Lt. Jim B. Goodner, Jr. N
Pvt. Charles R. Pettibone Tog
S/Sgt. Thomas O. Obechina E
S/Sgt. Clinton M. Gill R
Sgt. Robert W. Fuller BT
Sgt. Jennings A. Ball RW
Sgt. Howard L. Evans LW
Sgt. Donald L. Cash T

 

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Casualties

Airman Squadron Position Status Pilot
1 Lt. Donworth V. Gublar 326 B W (slight) Lt. John J. Koss
2 Lt. John E. Launius 326 N W (slight) 2 Lt. Bernard Rosenfeld
2 Lt. Paul E. Meisenberg 326 B W (serious) 2 Lt. Bernard Rosenfeld
S/Sgt. David J. Bershee 327 RW W 2 James B. Robinson
S/Sgt. John R. Kindred 327 T K 1 Lt. Virgil W. Hill


Last updated 8-12-01 1537 est (1937 z)


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