History of the
B-17 #41-24479 / Sad Sack

Assigned 322BS/91BG [LG-R] 2-September-1942; Bassingbourn 29-September-1942; Missing in Action 23-November-1942 on mission to bomb the U-Boat pens at St. Nazaire, France. This was the 4th mission for this crew. Last seen with #2 feathered 30 miles out, shot down by German fighters and crashed into the English Channel. 11KIA MACR 16273.

Crew 41-24479 / Sad Sack

PMAJVictor S. ZienowiczKIASqadron CO
CPCPTTomas B. McCormickKIA
BOMB2LTRoss E. FrazierKIA
ENG/TT1LTArthur S. ApplebaumKIA
ROT/SGTGeorge A. AndersonKIA
BTSGTJoseph G. JanorKIA
WGS/SGTWordon J. RyderKIA
WGT/SGTDoyce F. HamrickKIA
TGS/SGTWilliam C. GraddyKIA
OBSCPTHerbert W. HamphyKIA

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  1. von Ted McCormick am 10. June 2018 11:55 Uhr

    My uncle was Capt. Thomas Bolton McCormick on the Sad Sack. I never met him since I was born in 1948, but my dad Nathan McCormick always said that I reminded him of his brother Tommy. If anyone has any info on the crew or my uncle, please email me.


    • von Susan am 11. June 2019 14:51 Uhr

      My Uncle was Victor Zienowicz.


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