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Personnel

Lt

George H. WING

Army Serial Number: O-692122
Assigned to the 100th Bombardment Group
Location:
Unit: 349th Bombardment Squadron
Rank:
Position: Navigator
Beginning Date of 100th Service: Unknown
Time of Service at Thorpe Abbotts: Unknown - Unknown

Additional 100th Service Notes

Status: KIA
MACR: 03018
CR: 03018
Comments: 6 MAR 44 BERLIN

Media Articles

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Media ItemTypePageVolume/IssueBroadcast SourceTimeDescriptionFile
George Wing Purple HeartPrintEvening Express Dec 15 194412:00 am
George Wing air medal and photoPrintPortland Press Herald Feb 4 194512:00 am
George Wing memorial and photoPrintEvening Express June 20 194612:00 am

Comments and Notes

Memo 1:
CREW


6 March 1944 349th Sqdn A/C #42-31051 "Goin Jessies"

TARGET: BERLIN Source: Film Causalty Report
MACR #3016

Lt. Robert C.Koper P KIA
Lt. Gordon C.Lien CP POW
Lt. George H.Wing NAV KIA
Lt. Thomas O.Drinkwater BOM POW
S/S Michael J.Tanowigch ROG KIA
Sgt Charles P.Corea TTE POW
Sgt Charles J.Luquette BTG KIA
Sgt Bernard Sundin TG KIA Low group in wing
Sgt Arthur Frankel LWG KIA
Sgt Ralph V. Zarzecki RWG KIA

When this crew joined the 100th GP, the Radio operator was Sgt Weston H, Rodkey. S/Sgt. Mike Tanowigch who was flying in place of Rodkey on 6/3/43 had flown overseas with Crew #4 piloted by Sam L.Barr. Except for Tanowigch, the crew was flying its 5th mission having joined the 100th BG, 349th BS on 24/2/44. S/Sgt Rodkey was shot down with the Crew of F.W. Harte on 22/4/44 and became a POW.

An eyewitness report stated as follows: "At 1213 hours just north of Hanover an A/C which may have been #051 was attacked by enemy fighters and was shot down.Four or five chutes were seen. Identity of this A/C not deflnite. It may have been confused with A/C #170."

"THE STORY OF THE CENTURY" on p.44 states: "Bob Koper ordered his crew to 'bail' and was alone in his ship when it blew up."

Missions flown by Lt Koper Crew

1. 28/02/44 REGENSBURG
2. 29/02/44 BRUNSWICK
3. 2/03/44 CHARTES
4. 3/03/44 BERLIN
5. 6/03/44 BERLIN (SHOT DOWN)

KIA / MIA / EVA / INT Information:

Target:
Berlin
Aircraft:
"Goin Jessies" (42-31051)
Date:
1944-03-06
Cause:
EAC & Explosion

Burial Information:

Plot:
A
Grave:
4
Row:
20
Cemetery:
Ardennes, Neuville-en-Cond, Belgium

Crew List

1st Crew List

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Rank Name Pos Status
Lt KOPER, Robert C. P KIA
LT LIEN, Gordon C. CP POW
Lt WING, George H. NAV KIA
LT DRINKWATER, Thomas O. BOM POW
T/Sgt COREA, Charles P. TTE POW
S/Sgt LUQUETTE, Charles J. BTG KIA
S/SGT FRANKEL, Arthur WG KIA
S/SGT ZARZECKI, Ralph V. WG KIA
S/SGT SUNDIN, Bernard TG KIA