2.08.1943 No. 326th Bomb Squadron, 92nd Bomb Group B17F 42-29884 JW-D 1st. Lt. Hans Johnson
Operation: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Date: 12th August 1943 (Thursday)
Unit: No. 326th Bomb Squadron, 92nd Bomb Group
Type: B17F Flying Fortress
Location: Near Sevenum, six miles W of Venlo, Holland
Pilot: 1st Lt. Hans C. Johnson O-442687 USAAF PoW Stalag Luft Sagan and Belaria
Co-Pilot: 2nd Lt. Donald E. Weir O-736431 USAAF PoW Stalag Luft Sagan and Belaria
Eng/TT: T/Sgt. Paul A. Dickinson 16004389 USAAF PoW Stalag Gneizendorf
Ro/Gnr: S/Sgt. Herbert Jackson 10600471 USAAF PoW Stalag Gneizendorf
Nav: 2nd Lt. Robert H. Doolan O-795218 USAAF PoW Stalag Moosburg (Isar)
Air/Bmr: S/Sgt. Harold D. Broyles 18046530 USAAF Age 19. PoW Stalag Gneizendorf
BallGnr: S/Sgt. Azzan Mc Kagan 20654246 USAAF PoW Stalag Gneizendorf
LW/Gnr: T/Sgt. Rudolph J. Antala 15081558 USAAF PoW Stalag Gneizendorf
RW/Gnr: S/Sgt. Carlos M. Gutierrez 19081383 USAAF PoW Stalag Luft Sagan and Belaria
Tail/Gnr: S/Sgt. John E. Treon 13030877 USAAF PoW Stalag Luft Sagan and Belaria
REASON FOR LOSS:
Shot down by anti-aircraft fire and German fighters. Any further information would be gratefully received.
2nd Lt. Robert H. Doolan, eluded capture for 21 days before being arrested by German Gestapo.
None - all crew survived as PoW.
Researched by Michel Beckers for Aircrew Remembered - September 2016. Aircrew photographs courtesy John Allen. Others the Michel Beckers collection.