Category Archives: USAAF Recovery

B-17 “Parkers Madhouse” 43-37990

B-17  “Parker’s Madhouse” 384th BG 43-37990 Operation Wesseling,hit by Flak the plane crashed in to a farmhouse in Tremelo,all crew survived. Nothing found on the crash site,just 50. cal shells   Special thanks to Steven Volkaerts (photo’s and research)

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C-47 “Sugar Blues” 42-100897

C-47 “Sugar Blues” Photo Hans Den Brok Photo Hans Den Brok  Part of MACR (Planehunters collection)     75th Sqn USAAF 42-100879 Operation Market Garden Crashed at Rhoode close to Oud-Turnhout.   •Pilot:                             1st Lt R.A. Alexoff  KIA •Co Pilot:                    … Continue reading

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B-24 42-50364

B-24 466th BG 42-50364 1 crewmember KIA S/sgt Thomas Morrow  Part of the “Star Identifier” from the navigator (collection Planehunters) Magdeburg 7 Oct. 1944 (photo Planehunters)  Magdeburg 2004 (google earth) Parts found by Peter Celis Story in copyright,update will follow … Continue reading

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B-17 Patches

    Cunningham crew and ground crew in front of “Patches” B-17  305th BG 41-24564 Operation Schweinfurt Hit by Flak and Oberfeldwebel Adolf “Addie” Glunz JG26 and crashed in Testelt   After a co-worker of mine (Michel Truszkowski) started talking with … Continue reading

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