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B-17 #42-102565 / The Ugly Duckling

Delivered Cheyenne 15/3/44; Kearney 31/3/44; Dow Fd 8/4/44; Assigned 601BS/398BG [3O-M/H] Nuthampstead 27/4/44. On mission of 30/8/44 with Bill McCartney, (8 Returned to Duty); Navigator: Darrell Argubright (KIA-bailed out over Baltic Sea when smoke started in fuselage, fire put out and ship came home to land RAF Langham, Nfk.; (68m) Failed to return from Misburg 26/11/44 with Ben Rolfe, Co-pilot: Paul Doyle, Navigator: Vernon Anderson, Bombardier: Dick Rimmer, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Joe Price, Radio Operator: Frank Iaconis, Ball turret gunner: Jim Coulson, Waist gunner: Arthur Schmidt,Tail gunner: Tom Pozder (9 Killed in Action); flak, crashed into Ijsselmeer, near Zwolle, Hol; Missing Air Crew Report 11147.

Crew 42-102565 / The Ugly Duckling

PositionRang/RankNameStatusBemerkung/Note
P1LTBenjamin G. RolfeKIA
CP2LTPaul E. DoyleKIA
BOMBS/SGTRichard W. RimmerKIA
ENG/TTT/SGTJoseph M. PriceKIA
ROS/SGTFrank IaconisKIA
BTSGTJames B. CoulsonKIA
WGS/SGTArthur P. SchmidtKIA
TGS/SGTThomas S. PozderKIA

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