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Walter B Sassmannshausen


Flew on James Crew, 11 missions. The crew returned the B-17 'Shark Tooth' to the US after the war. They did fly on it but not exclusively.

Air Medal, etc



  • Herbert James

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 401st Bomb Group
    Among other planes flew on Shark Tooth

  • Donald Kent

    Military | Senior Master Sergeant | B-17 Radio Operator/Gunner | 401st Bomb Group

Units served with

  • 401st Bomb Group

    401st Bomb Group

    The 401st Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deenethorpe, Northamptonshire, from November 1943 to June 1945. Starting their missions at that time meant the focus was very much on the coming invasion attempt of France planned for the following...

  • 614th Bomb Squadron


Event Location Date
Born Chicago, Illionis 14 February 1920
Died 1 April 2004
Buried Fort Wayne, Indiana


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:26:48 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / son, Walter jr,