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Mission Detail

MISSIONDATE10/15/1944
TARGETCologne Germany
SERIAL337513
CREW34
GROUPMISSION204


   
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Mission Crew

NAMECREWPOSITIONFAT
Cowan, Edward LBall TurretPOW
Francis, Philip BBombardier/TogglierWIA
Johnson, Douglas LPilotRTD
McLaughlin, Charles SEngineer/Top TurretEVA
Pennick, Alphonsus AWaist GunnerPOW
Priest, Charles MTail GunnerKIA
Ratz, Willard FRadio OperatorPOW
Rudman, SamuelNavigatorPOW
Rutkowski, Victor SCo-PilotKIA

   
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Aircraft Detail

SERIAL337513
ACLETTERD
AIRCRAFT NAMEAnna
SQUADRON569
MISSING9483
MODELB-17G
HISTORYAccepted by USAAF 26 Apr 44. Cheyenne Mod Center 27 Apr 44. Hunter Field 4 May 44. Dayton 7 May 44. Hunter Field 17 May 44. 8th AF 18 May 44. Severe battle damage 15 Oct 44. Nr. 3 and 4 engines feathered. Right wing on fire. Francis WIA, Priest KIA, Rutkowski KIA after leaving aircraft. Francis, McLaughlin return, rest POW. Fire goes out, pilot lands at Trond A/D, Belgium. Salvaged 14 Nov 44.


   
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