Geschichte der
B-17 #42-31930

Delivered Cheyenne 6/1/44; Kearney 14/1/44; New Castle 24/1/44; Assigned 613BS/401BG [IN-M] Deenethorpe 7/2/44; Missing in Action Oschersleben 22/2/44 with Loy Shanks, Co-pilot: Alf Mayne, Navigator: Ed Wenrich, Bombardier: Tom Edkin, Radio Operator: Mario Santangelo, Ball turret gunner: Hardney Gibson, Waist gunner: Glen Hauck, Waist gunner: Fred Anderson, Tail gunner: Harry Rodgers (9 Prisoner of War); Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bill Jarrett (KIA-took the spare chute, after giving his own to Shanks, but it failed to open); enemy aircraft KO’d two engines, crashed Luchtringen, due W of Hoxter, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 2660.

Crew 42-31930

P2LTLoy M. ShanksPOW
CP2LTAlfred P. MaynePOW
BOMB2LTThomas H. EdkinsPOW
ENG/TTS/SGTWilliam H. JarrettKIA
ROS/SGTMario N. SantangeloPOW
BTSGTHardney A. GibsonPOW
WGSGTHenry J. FlobackPOW
WGSGTAugust E. AngeliPOW
TGSGTHarold E. RodgersPOW

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