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Missing 94th Bombardment Group (Heavy) aircraft on 1943-07-14:

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

#42-30243 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
  94BG331BS
NameTIME CHOLLY II
MIA1943-07-14 - MACR #: 115
Notes42-30243 Delivered: Cheyenne 3/5/43; Gore 13/5/43; Smoky Hill 14/5/43; Kearney 27/5/43; Dow Fd 2/6/43; Assigned: 331BS/94BG [QE-Z2] Rougham 15/6/43 NIP 'N TUCK; MIA Le Bourget 14/7/43 Pilot: Capt Willis Frank, Co-Pilot: Maj Ralph Saltsman {wia}, Navigator: John Wholley, Bombardier: Thurman Burnett, Radio Operator: Bob Mabie, Ball Turret Gunner: Jim Balvin, Waist Gunner: Willard Dovel {wia}, Tail Gunner: Warren Jones (8POW); Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Dick Davitt, Waist Gunner: Harry Eastman (2EVD); Enemy aircraft severely damaged tail, and cockpit afire crashed Evreux, Fr; MACR 115. GOOD TIME CHOLLY II.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-3071 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
  94BG
MIA1943-07-14 - MACR #: 113
Notes42-3071 Delivered: Cheyenne 2/2/43; 331BS/94BG [QE- ] Presque Is 8/4/43; Bassingbourn 4/43; Earls Colne 12/5/43; Rougham 13/6/43; MIA Le Bourget 14/7/43 Pilot: Floyd Watts, Co-Pilot: John Bieger, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: John Buise, Radio Operator: Sam Potvin, Ball Turret Gunner: John Carpenter, Tail Gunner: Joe Manos (6EVD); Waist Gunner: Burton Reppert, Waist Gunner: Larry Phillips (2KIA); Navigator: Alan Eastman, Bombardier: Dick Manning (2POW); Enemy aircraft, crashed Gonesse, near Le Bourget, Fr. MACR 113.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-3190 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
  94BG333BS
MIA1943-07-14 - MACR #: 114
Notes42-3190 Delivered: Cheyenne 15/3/43; Bangor 23/5/43; Assigned: 333BS/94BG [TS-W] Rougham /43; (332BS [QE-W] MIA Le Bourget 14/7/43 Pilot: Capt Ken Harrison*, Co-Pilot: Dave Turner*, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Jim Curtis*, Ball Turret Gunner: Jefferson Polk (3EVD - these three* eventually walked to Spain and returned UK); Navigator: Bob Conroy, Bombardier: Roscoe Greene, Radio Operator: Chas McNemar, bTail Gunner: Jefferson Polk, Waist Gunner: Earl Porath, Waist Gunner: Dick Lewis, tg-Einos Asiala (7POW); Enemy aircraft KO'd #2 & #4 and destroying oxygen bottles, crash-landed Berengeville-la-Campagne, five miles NE of Evreux, Fr. MACR 114. MR FIVE BY FIVE aka NIP 'N TUCK. (Restored by Luftwaffe.)
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne

#42-3331 - B-17F

 GroupSquadronSq CodeA/C Code
  94BG331BS
NameSALTY'S NATURALS
MIA1943-07-14 - MACR #: 116
Notes42-3331 Delivered: Denver 11/5/43; Dow Fd 2/6/43; Assigned: 331BS/94BG [QE-Z] Earls Colne 5/6/43; Rougham 13/6/43 as NATURALS; MIA SOE Operation Cadillac (Resistance supplies) 14/7/43 Pilot: Ed Purdy, Carroll Harris, Navigator: Chas Lichtenberger, Bombardier: Ed Jones, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Dick Marquardt, Radio Operator: Chas Sprague, Ball Turret Gunner: John Smith, Tail Gunner: Francis Santangelo, foto-Capt Jeff Dickson{from 4th Bomb Wing} (9KIA); Waist Gunner: Joe Cornwall, tg-Larry Templeton (2EVD); coll Enemy aircraft, crashed Evreux, Fr. MACR 116. SALTY'S NATURALS.
SourceB-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne