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a/c #42-32035

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I am looking for the crewmen list of B-17 #42-32035 shot down on April 24, 1944 in Romania, possibly its place of the crash.
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    shooshoobaby
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    Re:a/c #42-32035 2008/10/21 12:13:56 (permalink)
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    Dan -
    # 42 - 32035
    Mechanical Problems
    Crashed near Ploesti
    Pilot - Lt. Schmaltz
    MACR # 4390
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    Re:a/c #42-32035 2008/10/21 19:13:52 (permalink)
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    From Dick Drain's 5th Wing History of Aircraft Assigned :

    42- 32025     416  MIA Ploesti 24-4-44 on it's 10th Mission. fighters. crashed near Ploesti. Henry Schmaltz crew, Briggs, Paglieri, Lorber, Shive, Engel, Ingel, Itzak, Webb, Wheeler, Dooley. (MACR 4390).

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    James S. Peters Sr. T/Sgt B-17 Flt Engr, 27 missions 99 BG, 348BS, 5th Wing, 15th AAF Tortorella, (Foggia#2), Italy My Tour was from 12/03/44-06/19/45 M/Sgt USAF (Retired)
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    Re:a/c #42-32035 2008/10/21 19:27:18 (permalink)
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    The full names, ranks, positions and fates of the crew members are:
     
    Schmaltz, Henry, 2nd Lt, Pilot, POW
    Briggs, Gerald A., 2nd Lt, Co-Pilot, POW
    Paglieri, Charles M., 2nd Lt, Navigator, POW
    Lorber, Marvin, 2nd Lt, Bombardier, POW
    Shive, Verne E., T/Sgt, Engineer, POW
    Itozak, John J., S/Sgt, Asst. Engineer, KIA
    Engle, Frederick G., T/Sgt, Radio Operator, POW
    Webb, Charles B. Jr., S/Sgt, Asst. Radio Operator, KIA
    Cobb, Thomas C., S/Sgt, Waste Gunner, POW
    Wheeler, Charles R., S/Sgt, Tail Gunner, KIA
    Dooley, William F. Jr., Sgt, Photographer, KIA
     
    Hope this helps.
     
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    Re:a/c #42-32035 2008/10/24 09:48:36 (permalink)
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    thanks to all
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