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B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Denver 15/1/44; MacDill 4/2/44; Morrison 8/3/44; Assigned 817BS/483BG Tortorella 30/3/44; transferred 347BS/99BG Tortorella 31/3/44; Missing in Action 14m Varese 30/4/44 with Harry Klein, Symonds, Leiby, Moore, Martin, Patzke, McGettigan, Michael, Timpanero, Kouse, Luera; enemy aircraft, crashed Bologna, ten chutes seen; Missing Air Crew Report 4610. PAPPY YOKUM. 07/04/44; Waist gunner Sgt. Gordon D. Beese - KIA due to direct flak over Treviso, Italy.

Service

People

  • Gordon Beese

    Military | Sergeant | B-17 Waist Gunner | 99th Bomb Group

  • William Hunnewell

    Military | First Lieutenant | B-17 Pilot | 99th Bomb Group

Events

Event Location Date
KIA - Sgt. Gordon D. Beese Treviso, Italy 7 April 1944

Waist gunner Sgt. Gordon D. Beese - KIA due to direct flak - 99th Bomb Group mission 173 over Treviso, Italy

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 October 2020 18:41:17 Weary Willie Changes to description
Sources

Changed it from 97th bomb group to 99th bomb group

Date Contributor Update
17 December 2018 05:57:01 Weary Willie Changes to description
Sources

99th Bomg Group Historical Society

Date Contributor Update
17 December 2018 05:50:13 Weary Willie Changes to events
Sources

99th BGHS

Date Contributor Update
15 January 2016 23:59:11 Pappy_Yokum Changes to production block number, manufacturer, nicknames and markings
Sources

http://www.abcdlist.nl/boeing_seattle_01.html Production

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:42 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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