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B-17 #42-29627 / Midnight

Delivered Cheyenne 29/1/43; Pueblo 19/2/43; Salina 25/2/43; Tinker 20/3/43; Smoky Hill 29/3/43; Presque Is 4/6/43; Assigned 410BS/94BG [GL- ] Earls Colne 12/5/43; Missing in Action Lorient 17/5/43 with Ed Spevak, Co-pilot: Homer Contipidis, Bombardier: Don Nichols,Tail gunner: Walt MinorWounded in Action (4 evaded capture); Navigator: Allen Posey, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Fred Ford, roChas Morris (?John Wells), Waist gunner: Lewis Taney, Waist gunner: Don Parks (5 Prisoner of War); Ball turret gunner: Joe Melvin (Melaun) (Killed in Action); flak, crashed Lorient; (first group loss). No MACR. MIDNIGHT.

Details 42-29627 / Midnight

Erster Verlust der 94. Bombergruppe.

Crew 42-29627 / Midnight

PositionRang/RankNameStatusBemerkung/Note
P1LTEdward J. SpevakEVD
CP2LTHomer ContopodisEVD
BOMB2LTDonald L. NicholsEVD
ENG/TTT/SGTFrederic J. FordPOW
RO---Charles J. Morris or John H. WellsPOW
BTS/SGTJoseph C. MelaunKIA
WGS/SGTDonald C. ParksPOW
WGT/SGTLewis J. TaneyPOW
TGS/SGTWalter E. MinorEVD

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