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William G Wood


On return from mission to Ludwigshaven on 7 Jan 1944, B-17G #42-39838 crashed near Wilby, Suffolk, England. Only two engines were operating at time of crash. RTD



  • Herbert Riddle

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Waist Gunner/Flight Engineer | 95th Bomb Group

Units served with

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

  • 335th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-39838

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 15/9/43; Scott 22/10/43; Assigned 335BS/95BG [OE-Z] Horham 29/10/43; on return from Ludwigshaven 7/1/44 with Jim Conley, Co-pilot: Bill Wood, Navigator: Bob Fogaty, Bombardier: Royal Klein, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Clyde...


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:28:05 AAM AAM ingest

8th AF Losses / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia