History of the
B-17 #44-6596 / Sweet Dish

Delivered Lincoln 19/9/44; Grenier 7/10/44; Assigned 322BS/91BG [LG-L/P/F] Bassingbourn 4/11/44; battle damaged Berlin 5/12/44 with Bob Roach, John Temple, Gus Mantia, Joe Canellas, Bill Hogan, Roland Michel (6 Returned to Duty); George Alexander, Eldon Larsen, Bob Faulkner (3 Prisoner of War); several flak hits, but made it back to base; Missing Air Crew Report 11331. 46m + two Rubberneck & two POW trips. Returned to the USA Bradley 15/6/45; Sth Plains 21/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 6/12/45. SWEET DISH.

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  1. von Matthew S Lopez am 07. July 2019 21:41 Uhr

    Dave Osborne left out Bernard V. Lopez, top row, far right, who was the Tail Gunner on the 5/12/44 mission over Berlin, and among those who returned to duty after that battle damaged mission. At which point, he was promoted to Navigator and served out his tour of duty to the end of the war.

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