Skip to main content
Edit entry 

680

16 October 1944

Official description

Not yet known

Description

Not yet known

Mission details

1.

Description

UNKNOWN NUMBER OF LEAFLETS DROPPED

Aircraft type

Not yet known

Notes

Not yet known

Mission Statistics

Service

People

  • Gustave Bjorkstrom

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 390th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 570BS, 390BG, 8AF USAAF. 13 x combat missions*. Failed to Return (FTR) Merseburg in B-17 42-97407 'Asterisk' 30-Nov-44; Hit by flak and knocked unconscious just prior to mid air collision with B-17 44-8080. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR...

  • Edmund D'Inzillo

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 390th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 570BS, 390BG, 8AF USAAF. 13 x combat missions*. Failed to Return (FTR) Merseburg in B-17 #42-97407 'Asterisk' 30-Nov-44; mid air collision with B-17 #44-8080, believed to have fallen out of A/C without parachute. Killed in Action (KIA)....

  • Calvin Davis

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 390th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 400BS, 90BG, 5AF USAAF. 50 x combat mission tour completed in Asia/Pacific theatre of operations, being wounded on both his first and last missions. Eligible for a non-operational posting, but chose to do an additional tour in the European...

  • Harry Goodwin

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 390th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 570BS, 390BG, 8AF USAAF. 12 x combat missions*. Failed to Return (FTR) Merseburg in B-17 42-97407 'Asterisk' 30-Nov-44; mid air collision with B-17 44-8080 Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 11136 ...

  • Custis Green

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 390th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 570BS, 390BG, 8AF USAAF. 12 x combat missions*. Failed to Return (FTR) Merseburg in B-17 42-97407 'Asterisk' 30-Nov-44; mid air collision with B-17 44-8080 Thrown from A/C with chute at time of collision. Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 11136 ...

  • Raymond Lubinski

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 390th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 570BS, 390BG, 8AF USAAF. 13 x combat missions*. Failed to Return (FTR) Merseburg in B-17 42-97407 'Asterisk' 30-Nov-44; mid air collision with B-17 44-8080 Thrown from A/C with chute at time of collision. Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 11136 ...

  • Louie Onofrio

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 390th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 570BS, 390BG, 8AF USAAF. Crew number 59. 12 x combat missions*. Failed to Return (FTR) Merseburg in B-17 42-97407 'Asterisk' 30-Nov-44; mid air collision with B-17 44-8080 Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 11136 ...

  • William Pace

    Military | Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 390th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 570BS, 390BG, 8AF USAAF. 12 x combat missions*. Failed to Return (FTR) Merseburg in B-17 #42-97407 'Asterisk' 30-Nov-44; mid air collision with B-17 #44-8080. Prisoner of War (POW). MACR 11136 ...

  • Gene Peterson

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 390th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 570BS, 390BG, 8AF USAAF. 12 x combat missions*. Failed to Return (FTR) Merseburg in B-17 42-97407 'Asterisk' 30-Nov-44; mid air collision with B-17 44-8080. Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 11136 ...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:43:08 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Lee Cunningham, 8th Air Force missions research database / Stan Bishop's 'Losses of the US 8th and 9th Air Forces', the Combat Chronology of the US Army Air Forces and the work of Roger Freeman including the 'Mighty Eighth War Diary'.

Share