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B-17 #42-5812 / Cannon Ball

Delivered Long Beach 26/2/43; Denver 1/3/43; Pueblo 13/3/43; Presque Is 8/4/43; Assigned 511BS/351BG [DS-O] Polebrook 24/4/43; Missing in Action {9m} Schweinfurt 17/8/43 with Max Pinkerton, Navigator: Chas Rosewall, Bombardier: Lee Santi, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Clifton Langseth, Radio Operator: Paul Gallipeo, Ball turret gunner: Howie Licht, Waist gunner: Joe Roman, Waist gunner: Cliff Hall,Tail gunner: Howie Marvin (9 Prisoner of War); Co-pilot: Herb Berreau (Killed in Action); enemy aircraft, crashed Bad Emms, eight miles E of Koblenz, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 302. CANNON BALL.

Crew 42-5812 / Cannon Ball

PositionRang/RankNameStatusBemerkung/Note
P1LTMax A PinkertonPOW
CP2LTHerbert F. BerreauPOW
BOMB2LTLee A. SantiPOW
ENG/TTS/SGTClifton A. LangsethPOW
ROT/SGTPaul J. GallipeoPOW
BTS/SGTHoward J. LichtPOW
WGS/SGTJoseph T. RomanPOW
WGS/SGTClifford D. HallPOW
TGT/SGTHoward W. MarvinPOW

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  1. von Tim Roman am 20. August 2018 20:47 Uhr

    I am the son of LWG Joseph Roman. I have done extensive research on the crew and plane. A couple of corrections are needed: My fathers middle initial is: T. The CP Herbert Berreau was not injured and was a POW. He passed away about 1999/2000. I can supply supporting documents if you want to email me at the above email address.
    Tim

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    • von b17flyingfortress.de am 22. August 2018 9:21 Uhr

      Thank you!
      I have sent you an email.

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