Made 5 raids--hit 3 times. Forced landing on 2nd or 3rd (English Fighter Base). Shot down over Frankfort on 4 October 1943 in B-17 #4229713. Prisoner of War (POW).
AM/ PH/ POW
Remembered by William Hurlbutt, Lincolnshire, IL
Units served with
The 379th Bomb Group (H) (heavy), based at Kimbolton, flew more sorties than any other Bomb Group in the Eighth Air Force and dropped a greater bomb tonnage than any other Group. The B-17 Flying Fortress Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit...
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Cheyenne 8/2/43; Pueblo 19/2/43; Salina 27/2/43; Brookley 19/3/43; Smoky Hill 23/3/43; Syracuse 7/4/43.
||Chicago, Illinois, USA
|Prisoner of War (POW)
||4 October 1943