*** B-17G - #42-39856 ***

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Crew: B-17G - #42-39856 "Lane Tech of Chicago" - 08 Apr 1944 - Mission: Rheine / Salzbergen
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16060026 - O-808982 - 2nd Lt. - Pilot - Russell H. Gecks - Kent County, MI - Age 20 - EVD

O-689306 - 2nd Lt. - Co-Pilot - Frank M. Deason - Bexar County, TX - Age 22 - EVD

19081534 - O-744934 - 2nd Lt. - Navigator - Peter V. Lovero - Orange County, CA - Age 23 - POW - Stalag Luft 1 - North 1

12166945 - S/Sgt. - Nose Turret Gunner - Leland F. Welch - Monroe County, NY - Age 30 - POW - Stalag 17B

17154817 - T/Sgt. - Engineer / Top Turret Gunner - Richard E. Denny - Bena, Cass County, MN - Age 20 - EVD

37351998 - T/Sgt. - Radio Operator - Clifton E. Hanley - Pueblo County, CA - Age 22 - EVD

36584996 - S/Sgt. - Asst. RO. / Ball Turret Gunner - Leon H. Rademacher - MI - Age 20 - POW - Stalag 17B - Barrack 32B

32739849 - S/Sgt. - Right Waist Gunner - Peter E. Miskinis - Montgomery County, NY - Age 21 - EVD

33060255 - S/Sgt. - Asst. Armorer / Left Waist Gunner - Howard F. Jones - Baltimore City County, MD - Age 26 - POW - Stalag 17B - Barrack 32B

32852598 - S/Sgt. - Armorer / Tail Turret Gunner - Sam A. Polito - Schenectady County, NY - Age 19 - POW - Stalag 17B - Barrack 32B
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!!! Discrepancy !!! - Navigator / Bombardier for Lovero, etc ...
Miskinis gives himself as RWG, while MACR reports him as Engineer - TT
Denny gives himself as TTG, while MACR reports him as Asst. Engineer - RWG - info PATS

SGLO - T3568

B-17G - #42-39856 - 08 Apr 1944 - NOORDOOSTPOLDER - KAVEL M-44 - CREW 10

16060026 - O-808982 - 2nd Lt. - Pilot - Russell Herbert Gecks - Kent County, MI - Age 20 - EVD O-689306 - 2nd Lt. - Co-Pilot - Frank Maurice Deason - Bexar County, TX - Age 22 - EVD 19081534 - O-744934 - 2nd Lt. - Navigator - Peter V. Lovero - Orange County, CA - Age 23 - POW - Stalag Luft 1 - North 1 12166945 - S/Sgt. - Nose Turret Gunner - Leland F. Welch - Monroe County, NY - Age 30 - POW - Stalag 17B 17154817 - T/Sgt. - Aerial Engineer / Top Turret Gunner - Richard E. Denny - Bena, Cass County, MN - Age 20 - EVD
37351998 - T/Sgt. - Radio Operator - Clifton E. Hanley - Pueblo County, CA - Age 22 - EVD 36584996 - S/Sgt. - Asst. RO. / Ball Turret Gunner - Leon H. Rademacher - MI - Age 20 - POW - Stalag 17B - Barrack 32B 32739849 - S/Sgt. - Right Waist Gunner - Peter E. Miskinis - Montgomery County, NY - Age 21 - EVD 33060255 - S/Sgt. - Asst. Armorer / Left Waist Gunner - Howard F. Jones - Baltimore City County, MD - Age 26 - POW - Stalag 17B - Barrack 32B 32852598 - S/Sgt. - Armorer / Tail Turret Gunner - Sam A. Polito - Schenectady County, NY - Age 19 - POW - Stalag 17B - Barrack 32B

- 5 POW - 5 EVD -

GECKS - DEASON - LOVERO - WELCH - DENNY
HANLEY - RADEMACHER - MISKINIS - JONES - POLITO

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