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B-17 #42-102391

Delivered Cheyenne 27/2/44; Gt Falls 2/3/44; Hunter 15/3/44; Grenier 9/4/44; Assigned 601BS/398BG [3O-B] Nuthampstead 26/4/44; (18m) Missing in Action Hamburg 18/6/44 with Willard Hadjes, Co-pilot: Homer Kuck, Navigator: Dick Howell, Bombardier: John Hiller, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bob GibbWounded in Action, Radio Operator: Joe Ferraioulo, Ball turret gunner: Floyd Jones, Waist gunner: John Lindsay,Tail gunner: Frank Pescia (9 Prisoner of War); flak, force landed Bavendorf, ten miles E of Lueneburg, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 5998.

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  1. von Kevin Herron am 17. Mai 2018 14:17 Uhr

    Co-pilot Homer Kuck returned home and was employed at Auglaise Co, Ohio Airport in New Knoxville, OH. There he helped a young student pilot by the name of Neil Armstrong to earn his pilots license. The Airport is now named after Neil Armstrong.

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    • von b17flyingfortress.de am 17. Mai 2018 14:25 Uhr

      That’s amazing!

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