Geschichte der
B-17 #44-8143

Delivered Dallas 23/6/44; Langley 26/7/44; Dow Fd 13/8/44; Assigned 333BS/94BG Rougham 15/8/44; transferred 548BS/385BG [HR-V] Gt Ashfield 19/8/44; Missing in Action Berlin 6/10/44 with Capt Jack Batty, Capt Edwin Herron, Mike Galicia, Lou DiNicola, Lt Bill Daniels {mickey op}, Ellwood Maxam, Lt Edgar Griffith {tg}, (7 Killed in Action); enemy aircraft, crashed Senke, Ger; 7KIA 3POW; Missing Air Crew Report 9516.

Details 44-8143

In the book Ghosts of Bad Tolz, written by T. R. McGhee – nephew of Robert M. McGhee Jr – is a very detailed description for the mission on October the 1944.

Crew 44-8143

PositionRang/RankNameStatusBemerkung/Note
PCPTJack G. W. BattyKIA
CPCPTErwin R. HerronKIA
BOMB1LTRobert M. McGheePOW
ENG/TTT/SGTMichael A. GaliciaKIA
ROT/SGTLouis P. DiNicolaKIA
WGS/SGTEllwood C. MaxamKIA
WGS/SGTCasper R. D. FieldsPOW
TG2LTEdgar E. GriffithKIA
RCM1LTWilliam G. DanielsKIA

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  1. von Terry R McGhee Sr. am 24. September 2019 23:39 Uhr

    Thank you for publishing this data. My grandfather was on this plane on October 6, 1944. He detailed his event clearly on typed format. I did not know if you would have any more information on this craft. I have the Survivor and Kill sheet for all eleven bombers in the group.

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