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Missing Aircrew Report, a/c 42-30832, 26 Nov 1943

Connections

Units

  • 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    Group
    Constituted as 306th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 28 Jan 1942. Activated on 1 Mar 1942. Trained for combat with B-17's. Moved to England, Aug-Sep 1942, and assigned to Eighth AF Eighth Air Force in September 1942 Station 111 Thurleigh. During combat,...

  • 368th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Neil Brennan

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Air Gunner, Togglier/Bombardier
    Shot down 26 November 1943 in B-17 #42-30832, Prisoner of War (POW). He was a POW from 26 Nov 1943 to 04 May 1945 at Stalag 17B, Krems, Austria. Prisoner of War (POW) no. 100388. POW

Aircraft

  • 42-30832

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 5/8/43; Gr Isle 14/8/43; Assigned 368BS/306BG Thurleigh 18/9/43; Missing in Action Bremen 26/11/43 with Francis Hoey, Co-pilot: John Harr, Navigator: Stan Silverman, Bombardier: Jim Morrow, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bill...

Missions

  • VIII Bomber Command 138

    26 November 1943
    The industrial areas of Bremen, Germany are the target for this massive mission (largest to date) of 505 B-17s which included 14 B-17 Pathfinders from 482BG spread among the B-17 formations - 13 of these completed the mission and 7 were damaged. ...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
11 May 2017 13:00:34 ThomBear Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
Sources

306th BG Historical Association

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