B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 44-8355

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MACR: 11119


History of
B-17 44-8355

Delivered Dallas 15/8/44; Langley 5/9/44; Dow Fd 10/10/44; Assigned 710BS/447BG Rattlesden 18/10/44; Missing in Action Darmstadt 24/12/44 with Miles King, Leo Pokrywka, Dick Carver, Guy Cole, Walt Trettin, Roy Gregory, Jim Mannon, Lou Kubiak (8 Killed in Action); Lt Mike Penzenik mickey op, Bill Rothges (2 Prisoner of War); direct flak hit, crashed Prum, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 11119.

Last updated: 5. September 2020


B-17 44-8355 Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 2LT Miles S. King KIA
CP 2LT Leo Pokrywka KIA
BOMB 1LT Guy E. Cole KIA
ENG/TT S/SGT Walter W. Trettin KIA
RO S/SGT Roy W. Gregory KIA
WG SGT James B. Mannon KIA
WG S/SGT William D. Rothges POW
TG SGT Louis F. Kubiak KIA
RCM 2LT Michael Penzenik POW

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