Geschichte der
B-17 #42-38190

Delivered Denver 10/1/44; Kearney 20/1/44; Assigned 339BS/96BG [QJ-K] Snetterton 27/2/44; Missing in Action Berlin 8/5/44 with Jim Fitzpatrick, Co-pilot: Tom Falls, Navigator: Jim Cline, Bombardier: Francis Joyce, Radio Operator: Ray Garafolo, Ball turret gunner: Hersal Cralle, Waist gunner: Don Vorhees, Waist gunner: Buford McCarson,Tail gunner: Chas Suessmann (9 Killed in Action); Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bob Swift (Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft, exploded, crashed Lindhorst, near Celle, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 4568.

Details 42-38190

T/Sgt. Robert T. Swift bailed out and was captured in Hustedt with flak wounds to a leg and lungs.

Crew 42-38190

PositionRang/RankNameStatusBemerkung/Note
P1LTJames W. FitzpatrickKIA
CP2LTThomas E. Falls Jr.KIA
BOMB2LTFrancis J. Joyce Jr.KIA
ENG/TTT/SGTRobert T. SwiftPOW
ROT/SGTRaymond G. GarofaloKIA
BTS/SGTHersal B. CralleKIA
WGS/SGTDonald L. VoorheesKIA
WGS/SGTBuford V. McCarsonKIA
TGS/SGTCharles H. SuessmanKIA

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