B 17F 42-29702 - Sea south of Langeland                                             Updated:  18 JUN 2015 

Airman Surname Init Rank Service Sqdn P_link Plane Operation Crash_site Crash_d Buried_d C_link At_Next
e777155.htm Guse W G S/Sgt USAAF 336 p182.htm B17 4229702 Bomb G Sea S of Langeland d130643 e777n e777n.htm NO - NET
u055007.htm Julliard L J T/Sgt USAAF 336 p182.htm B17 4229702 Bomb G Sea S of Langeland d130643 b131243 c055.htm Magleby - L
e777153.htm La Sarge Sr. J L T/Sgt USAAF 336 p182.htm B17 4229702 Bomb G Sea S of Langeland d130643 e777n e777n.htm NO - NET
u078001.htm Lambert J J Sgt USAAF 336 p182.htm B17 4229702 Bomb G Sea S of Langeland d130643 b170943 c078.htm (Rise)
u055008.htm McMurty G W 2ndLt USAAF 336 p182.htm B17 4229702 Bomb G Sea S of Langeland d130643 b080743 c055.htm Magleby - L
e777157.htm McNeeley C J S/Sgt USAAF 336 p182.htm B17 4229702 Bomb G Sea S of Langeland d130643 e777n e777n.htm NO - NET
e777156.htm Piatkowski C L S/Sgt USAAF 336 p182.htm B17 4229702 Bomb G Sea S of Langeland d130643 e777n e777n.htm NO - NET
e777154.htm Poley A J S/Sgt USAAF 336 p182.htm B17 4229702 Bomb G Sea S of Langeland d130643 e777n e777n.htm NO - NET
e556002.htm Renaud W G 1stLt USAAF 336 p182.htm B17 4229702 Bomb G Sea S of Langeland d130643 e556a e556a.htm Ardennes, B
e777152.htm Riley H H 2ndLt USAAF 336 p182.htm B17 4229702 Bomb G Sea S of Langeland d130643 e777n e777n.htm NO - NET


"Under et bombetogt til Kiel (her) den 13. juni 1943 blev amerikanske bombere angrebet af tyske jagere over Østersøen, hvor en del blev skudt ned.
Fra Langeland (her) så man ved 10-tiden 3 bombere og 3 tyske jagere styrte i havet, samt en 5-6 udfoldede faldskærme.
Fra 3 forskellige bombefly indbragtes senere omkomne besætningsmedlemmer til Langeland." (FAF)
T/Sgt Louis L. Julliard og 2nd Lt Glenn W. McMurty fra
B17 42-29702, 2nd Lt Herbert C. Wood fra B17 42-30118 og 2nd Lt Wilson F. Brown fra B17 42-3187 blev alle begravet på Magleby Kirkegård, Langeland.

2 flyvere fra B17 42-29702 blev  begravet i Magleby, Langeland og 1 i Rise, Ærø. Senere 1 i Belgien og 6 har ingen kendt grav.
Se tegning af besætningen på en B-17, Foto af en B-17 + B-17 i airmen.dk samt B-17 Ball Turret, Ammunition og Ball Turret Gunner.
B17 4229702 * B17 423286 * B17 4230118 * B17 4229675 * B17 423187 * B17 4230164 styrtede alle ned i dele af Østersøen. 10 flyvere.

American bombers on a bombing raid to Kiel (here) on 13 June 1943 were attacked by German fighters over the Baltic Sea, where a number were shot down.
About 10 a.m. 3 bombers and 3 German fighters were seen from Langeland (here) crashing into the sea. 5 or 6 opened parachutes were seen.
Later perished crew members from 3 different bombers ended on Langeland. (Source: FAF)

T/Sgt Louis L. Julliard and 2nd Lt Glenn W. McMurty from B17 42-29702, 2nd Lt Herbert C. Wood from B17 42-30118 and 2nd Lt Wilson F. Brown from B17 42-3187
were all buried in Magleby Churchyard, Langeland.

2 airmen from B17 42-29702  were buried in Magleby, Langeland and 1 in Rise, Ærø. Later 1 in Belgium, and 6 have no known grave.
B17 4229702 * B17 423286 * B17 4230118 * B17 4229675 * B17 423187 * B17 4230164 all crashed in parts of the Baltic Sea.
S
ee a drawing of the crew of a B-17, Photo of  a B-17 + B-17s in airmen.dk and B-17 Ball Turret, Ammunition and the story of a Ball Turret Gunner.
This B-17  was from 336 BS, 95 BG, 13 CBW, 3 BD, 8 AF. See 95th Bomb Group (H). It took off from RAF Framlingham (Parham) - USAAF Station 153.
10 airmen.