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B-17G-85-BO

B-17G-85-BO s/n 43-38459 from the 418th Bomb Squadron, 100th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force. Lost on December 31,1944 during a mission to Hamburg,Germany when attacked by fighters. They made a forced landing 4 km North of Emden, Germany.

MACR 11358

 

1st Lt. John F. Morin - Pilot (O-823920) / POW

2nd Lt. Louis C. Ciriego - Co-Pilot (O-2000296) / POW - Stalag Luft 1, Barth

2nd Lt. Alfred L. Letourneau - Navigator (O-2064611) / POW

2nd Lt. Emil M. Nawoj - Bombardier (O-777349) / POW - Stalag Luft 1, Barth

S/Sgt. George J.Kouloutpanis - Engineer/Top Turret Gunner (15382993) / POW

S/Sgt. William S. Hanley - Radio Operator (32879842) / POW

S/Sgt. Billie F. Wright - Ball Turret Gunner (39699535) / POW/WIA

S/Sgt. William B. Berry - Waist Gunner (38459970) / POW - Stalag Luft 3, Sagan

S/Sgt. Dale S. Brown - Tail Gunner (17152717) / KIA - Ardennes American Cemetery

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Taken on February 19, 2009