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BLACK THURSDAY 10/14/1943

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A/c 42-30727 "Fightin' Bitin' " (306BG/367BS) piloted by Lt/ William C. Bisson was lost on Black Thursday. We see her here at take off from Thurleigh on a more pleasant day. "42-30727 Delivered: Dallas 19/7/43; Scott 10/8/43; Assigned: 367BS/306BG [GY-Z] Thurleigh 2/9/43; MIA Schweinfurt 14/10/43 Pilot: Bill Bisson, Navigator: George Young, Bombardier: Joe Lukens, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Ed Osep, Tail Gunner: Thompson Wilson (5KIA), Co-Pilot: Chas Stafford, Radio Operator: John McLellan, Ball Turret Gunner: Dick Vader, Waist Gunner: Peter Giovanni, Waist Gunner: Constantine Lamb (5POW); flak knocked out two engines and fighters riddled the tail, crashed Hoehefeld, 15 miles W of Wurzburg, Germany. MACR 817. FIGHTIN' BITIN'. (Source:B-17 Master Log - Dave Osbourne)

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