History of the
B-17 #42-30199 / The Wicked WAAC

Delivered Cheyenne 26/4/43; Smoky Hill 6/5/43; Westover 9/6/43; Dow Fd 10/6/43; Presque Is 13/6/43; Rome Fd 15/6/43; Patterson 27/6/43; Bolling 4/7/43; Louisville 8/8/43; Assigned 369BS/306BG [WW-R] Thurleigh 24/8/43; Missing in Action Schweinfurt 14/10/43 with George Bettinger, Co-pilot: Abe Block, Bombardier: Leland Dowden, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Sam Gerking, Radio Operator: Gordon Lewis, Ball turret gunner: Elmer Mills, Waist gunner: Don Williams, Waist gunner: Jim Montana,Tail gunner: Linden Voight{wia-foot blown off} (9 Prisoner of War), Navigator: Elbert Wood (Killed in Action); enemy aircraft, crashed Ginnick,, near Wettweiss, seven miles SE of Duren, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 821. THE WICKED WAAC.

Crew 42-30199 / The Wicked WAAC

P1LTGeorge C. BettingerPOW
CP2LTAbraham BlockPOW
BOMB2LTLeland A. DowdenPOW
ENG/TTS/SGTSamuel F. GerkingPOW
ROS/SGTGordon F. LewisPOW
BTT/SGTElmer W. MillsPOW
WGS/SGTDonald E. WilliamsPOW
WGS/SGTJames F. MontanaPOW

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