William F. Whelan Updated: 08 JUN 2015
Airman: e777670.htm Surname: Whelan Init: W F Rank: 2ndLt Service: USAAF Sqdn: 326
P_link: p241.htm Plane: B17 423554 Operation: Bomb G Crash_site: The North Sea
Crash_d: d091043 Buried_d: e777c C_link: e777c.htm At_Next: NO - CAM
"Den 9. oktober 1943 angreb USAAF med 378 4-motorede bombefly flyfabrikker i den
østlige del af Polen og Østpreussen, samt havnefaciliteter i
Pilot 2nd Lt William F. Whelan, Co-Pilot 2nd Lt Frank E. Tomlinson og Bombardier 2nd Lt
Fred S. Rodway har ingen kendt grav.
2 flyvere fra B17 42-3554
blev begravet i Danmark, 3 har ingen kendt grav og 5 blev krigsfanger.
"On 9 October, 1943 USAAF attacked
aircraft factories in the eastern part of Poland and East Preussia together with
harbour facilities in Gdynia (here) and Danzig
Pilot 2nd Lt William F. Whelan, Co-Pilot 2nd Lt Frank E. Tomlinson and Bombardier 2nd
Lt Fred S. Rodway have no known grave.
2 airmen from B17 42-3554 were buried in Denmark, 3 have no known grave and 5 became Prisoners of War.
Drawing of the crew of a
Photo of a B-17 + B-17s in airmen.dk *
B-17 Ball Turret,
Ammunition and the story of a Ball Turret Gunner.