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Samuel C Gundy

Military

Shot up by flak over the target and exploded and crashed near Uitgeest, Holland on return from a mission to Brunswick on 10 Feb 1944 in B-17G #42-31115 'Hell's Bells'. Lead Plane on target Brunswick. This was the crew's 18th mission . Prisoner of War (POW).

POW

Service

Units served with

  • 388th Bomb Group

    388th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 388th Bomb Group flew strategic bombing mission from Knettishall, Suffolk from June 1943 to the end of the war. During this time, though, detachments were sent to Fersfield, Norfolk to conduct Aphrodite missions. In these Aphrodite missions veteran...

  • 562nd Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-31115 Hells Belles

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 21/9/43; Gr Island 6/10/43; Assigned 562BS/388BG Knettishall 25/10/43; Missing in Action Brunswick 10/2/44 with Jim Feeney - not found till 25/2/44, Radio Operator: Norman Kajut, Waist gunner: Marion Forbis, Tail gunner: Lou LeFevre ...

Events

Event Location Date
Born Reading, Pennsylvania, USA
Prisoner of War (POW) Hollland 10 February 1944
Died 23 April 2010
Buried Reading, Pennsylvania

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:24:58 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / MACR 2348 / MACR 2348, Losses of the 8th & 9th Air Forces / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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