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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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Black Thursday in Virtual Realty

Hello everyone,I have joined this site because I am working on an application that depicts Black Thursday in virtual reality. I have worked on this project for nearly 2 years in my spare time and alone. You could call me an "Indy developer" in that respect, albeit an unusually old one as I am 57 years old. The target platform for the app is Oculus Go and Samsung Gear VR. As I am getting closer  (still quite a few month away) to release the app on the Oculus store, I have just released a first…Continue

Started by stefan waibel in Untitled Category Sep 3, 2019.

SSMA BL 19-01

The latest SSMA BL 19-01 has just been uploaded. Very important information for our Nov reunion is included. Please call the hotel directly for room reservations. The registration form should be sent to the address provided. Our 75th Anniversary ceremonies are recounted. SSMA reps were at Schweinfurt, Cambridge Cemetery, Savannah and Dayton. Thank you to all who participated. Looking forward to seeing you in November. Roy Gottgens, will be traveling from the Netherlands to speak about the Cole…Continue

Started by Sue Moyer in AIRSHOWS 2010 May 2, 2019.

16-11 Briefing Letter

Please find the 16-11 Briefing Letter for your perusal. Continue

Started by Julee MacDonald in Untitled Category Nov 9, 2016.

Briefing Letter August 2016

I have posted the most current Briefing Letter for your perusal.  Enjoy.Continue

Started by Julee MacDonald in Untitled Category Aug 31, 2016.

 
 
 

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