Geschichte der
B-17 #42-97188

Delivered Cheyenne 8/2/44; Gr Island 20/2/44; Grenier 22/3/44; Assigned: 544BS/384BG [SU-A] Grafton Underwood 6/4/44; MIA Creil, Fr 14/6/44 Pilot: Bob Summerville, Co-Pilot: Jean Vogt, Tail Gunner: Tom Harris (3KIA); Bombardier: Ralph Eisenach, Ball Turret Gunner: Frank Larocca, Waist Gunner: Sylvester Marshall (3POW); Navigator: Abe Wiseman, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Alf Holt, Radio Operator: John McClanahan (3EVD); Enemy aircraft, crashed Chateaudun, W of Chartres, Fr; MACR 5800.

Details 42-97188

Vom MACR 5800

We were flying Lead (No 2 position) in the LOW Section. Lt. Summerville was flying No. 5 position LOW Section in A/C No. 7188. At 0735 hours, 48° 11′ N, 01° 31′ E, altitude 20,000 feet our formation was attacked by approximately ten (10) enemy aircraft and shortly thereafter A/C 7188 was seen to explode. Three (3) chutes were seen emerging from the aircraft prior to the explosion.

1st Lt. R. E. Kelley, Pilot A/C 7121

Crew 42-97188

PositionRang/RankNameStatusBemerkung/Note
P2LTRobert D. SummervilleKIA
CP2LTJean D. VogtKIA
BOMB2LTAbraham WisemanEVD
ENG/TTSGTAlfred I. HoltEVD
ROS/SGTJohn H. McClanahan JrPOW
BTSGTFrank La RoccaPOW
WGS/SGTSylvester J. MarshallPOW
TGSGTThomas J. HarrisKIA

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