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Missing 303rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1944-08-15:

Dates may be UK-style: dd/mm/yy

#42-102432 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 303BG427BS
NameTINY ANGEL
MIA1944-08-15 - MACR #: 8438
Notes42-102432 Delivered: Cheyenne 5/3/44; Kearney 22/3/44; Presque Is 4/4/44; Assigned: 427BS/303BG [GN-U] Molesworth 12/4/44; MIA Handorf, Germany. 15/8/44 Pilot: Harry Cook, Joe Slight, Jesse Joyce (3KIA); Fred Mason, Ralph Page, Werner Warmuth, Forrest Howell, Bob Eaglehouse, John Smalley {wia-who was later re-patriated} (6POW); Enemy aircraft, crashed Bitburg, Ger; MACR 8438. TINY ANGEL.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-102680 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 303BG358FSYF
MIA1944-08-15 - MACR #: 8437
Notes42-102680 Delivered: Cheyenne 25/3/44; Gt Falls 23/4/44; Kearney 11/5/44; Grenier 26/5/44; Assigned: 358BS/303BG [VK-I] Molesworth 2/6/44; MIA Cologne 15/8/44 Pilot: John Cathey, Chad Stephens, Chas Jackson, Dick Blomberg, Howard Reichling, Nick Raspa (6POW); La Mar Whittier, Bert Nelson (2EVD); Arie Moerman (KIA); Enemy aircraft, crashed Wittlich, Germany. MACR 8437.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-31183 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 303BG358FSYF
NameBAD PENNY
MIA1944-08-15 - MACR #: 8170
Notes42-31183 Delivered: Denver 28/9/43; Gr Island 21/10/43; Wilmington 28/10/43; Assigned: 358BS/303BG [VK-Y] Molesworth 18/11/43; Transferred: 359BS [BN-J]; MIA Cologne 15/8/44 Pilot: Arthur Goss, Harry Cook, Malcolm Fouts, Floyd Sprague, Jim Earon, Roy Stevens, Norman Bunney (7POW); Lester Reuss, Patsy Rocco (2KIA); Enemy aircraft, crashed Wittlich, Germany. MACR 8170. BAD PENNY.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-31224 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 303BG358FSYF
NameHELEN HEAVEN
MIA1944-08-15 - MACR #: 8169
Notes42-31224 (GH) Delivered: Boeing 7/10/43; Wright Fd Mat Com 19/10/43; Memphis 28/11/43; Assigned: 358BS/303BG [VK-F] Molesworth 13/1/44; MIA Weisbaden 15/8/44 Pilot: Sam Smithy, Erny Boat, Lansing Joralemon, Bob Klein (4POW); Ray Fisher, Archie Snoddy, Roman Politylo, Juan Bazo-Fontaneil, Walt Bieranoski (5KIA); Enemy aircraft, crashed Wittlich, Germany. MACR 8169. HELEN HEAVEN.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-31423 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 303BG427BS
NameKRAUT KILLER
MIA1944-08-15 - MACR #: 8168
Notes42-31423 Delivered: Cheyenne 2/11/43; Assigned: 427BS/303BG [GN-M] Molesworth 14/1/44; MIA Cologne 15/8/44 Pilot: Henry Clark, Gilber Vesey, Ralph Davies, Earl Brosius, Harry Scott, Fred Roswal (6KIA); Chas Sikora, Cyrus Cruttenden, Edwin Bjorn (3POW); Enemy aircraft, crashed Malberg,'; MACR 8168. JIGGER ROUCHE aka KRAUT KILLER.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-31843 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 303BG
MIA1944-08-15 - MACR #: 7673
Notes42-31843 Delivered: Denver 25/12/43; Scott 8/1/44; Lakeland 13/1/44; Morrison 20/2/44; slated 303BG, Assigned: 774BS/463BG Celone 22/2/44; MIA Valence, Fr. 15/8/44 Pilot: Adrian Swain, Co-Pilot: Steve Yankura, Navigator: Bernard Garrett, Bombardier: Nyles Jones, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Bob Coots, Radio Operator: Dick Swan, Ball Turret Gunner: Morris Vincent, Waist Gunner: Murdoch Burton, Waist Gunner: Ralph Barnes, Tail Gunner: Richard Barnes; flak, eight chutes seen as aircraft went straight in with bombs on board & exploded, crashed near Valence; MACR 7673.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-97085 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 303BG
MIA1944-08-15 - MACR #: 8439
Notes42-97085 Delivered: Cheyenne 25/1/44; Gr island 11/2/44; Grenier 22/2/44; Assigned: 305BG Chelveston 6/5/44; Transferred: 358BS/303BG [VK-S] Molesworth 6/5/44; MIA Cologne 15/8/44 Pilot: Roman Charnick, Fred Byrd (2KIA); Leland Satre, Sol Goldfield, Lowell Ricky, Paul Garrrissimo, Bob Neidringhaus, Francis Herod, Art Schultz (7POW); Enemy aircraft, crashed Wittlich, Germany. MACR 8439.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#43-37838 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 303BG358FSYF
NameFEARLESS FOSDICK
MIA1944-08-15 - MACR #: 8440
Notes43-37838 Delivered: Cheyenne 27/5/44; Hunter 6/6/44; Grenier 15/6/44; Assigned: 358BS/303BG [VK-A] Molesworth 27/6/44; MIA Weisbaden 15/8/44 Pilot: Capt Arnold Litman, Larry Stein, Wayne Krouskup, Harry Card, Fred Meyer, Bill Trunsdell, Manely Grissom, Clarry Williams (8EVD); Larry Wolf (KIA); Enemy aircraft, crashed Wittlich, Germany. MACR 8440. FEARLESS FOSDICK.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#44-6086 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 303BG358FSYF
NameMY BLONDE BABY
MIA1944-08-15 - MACR #: 8172
Notes44-6086 Delivered: Tulsa 27/4/44; Kearney 9/5/44; Grenier 21/5/44; Assigned: 358BS/303BG [VK-L] Molesworth 27/5/44; MIA Cologne 15/8/44 Pilot: Ollie Lawson, George Kersting, John Card, Bob O'Connor, Don Mullaney, Chas Sweeney, Hubt Holland, Norbert Philson (9POW); John Draves (KIA); Enemy aircraft, crashed Wittlich, Germany. MACR 8172. MY BLONDE BABY.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#44-6291 - B-17G

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
 303BG358FSYF
MIA1944-08-15 - MACR #: 8171
Notes44-6291 Delivered: Kearney 27/6/44; Grenier 6/7/44; Assigned: 358BS/303BG [VK-F] Molesworth 26/7/44; MIA Cologne 15/8/44 Pilot: Alf Smith, Bob King {dec. 20 Aug 44}, Emerson Jones, Stan Kemp, Martin Harbarger, Dick Swanson, Jack Fischer (7POW); Ed Beres, Sam Bruno (2KIA); Enemy aircraft, crashed Wittlich, Germany. MACR 8171.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne