Geschichte der
B-17 #44-8046

Delivered Tulsa 22/5/44; Dallas 10/6/44; Langley 6/7/44; Dow Fd 2/8/44; Assigned 351BG Polebrook 22/8/44; transferred 750BS/457BG [N] Glatton 24/8/44; Missing in Action Politz 7/10/44 with Capt Alf Fischer, Bombardier: Capt Henry Loades, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: John Koehler, Radio Operator: Ancil Sheperd, pass-Maj Gordon Haggard,Tail gunner: Lt Ed McNeal (6 Killed in Action); Col Jim Luper, Maj Norman Kriehn, Lt Bill Morrow Ex nav, John Derling, radar/nav-Lt Fred Asbell (5 Prisoner of War); flak KO’d two engines, dropped out and disintegrated on way down to crash in Stettin Bay, Politz; Missing Air Crew Report 9767.

Crew 44-8046

PositionRang/RankNameStatusBemerkung/Note
PCPTAlfred W. FischerKIA
CPCOLJames R. LuperPOWAir Commander
BOMBCPTHenry P. LoadesKIA
ENG/TTSGTJohn W. KoehlerKIA
ROSGTAncil V. ShepherdKIA
WGSGTJohn H. DerlingPOW
TG2LTEdward A. McNeal Jr.UNK
NAV22LTWilliam J. MorrowPOW
RCM2LTFredrick A. AsbellPOW
PASSMAJGordon H. HaggardKIA

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