Hohman's Crew


 

#712 was hit in the nose area by flak. Two engines were lost and it crashed near Rehau, Germany. Witnesses saw 5 to 6 parachutes. (MACR 13738)


CREW INFO
Name Rank Position First Mission Last Mission Status
Thomas E. Hohman 2nd LT Pilot 03/04/45 04/08/45 RTD
Paul L. Loreen Flight Off. Co-pilot 03/04/45 04/08/45 KIA
Norman Robins 1st LT Air Commander 01/02/45 04/08/45 KIA
Robert T. Crain 2nd LT DR Navigator 03/04/45 04/08/45 RTD
Elwin C. Newell 2nd LT Bombardier 03/19/45 04/08/45 RMC
Henry J. Bodzin 2nd LT R/Navigator 10/14/44 04/08/45 KIA
Fernando DeLuna SGT Engineer/Top 03/04/45 04/08/45 KIA
Robert E. Brown SGT Radio/Waist 03/04/45 04/08/45 MIA
William G. Schneider SGT Waist Gunner 03/04/45 04/08/45 KIA
 
MISSION INFO
Mission Date Name ID S/N Type
158 03/04/45   NB 43-38001 B17G
169 03/19/45   TL 43-38040 B17G
174 03/28/45   PR 43-37800 B17G
177 04/03/45 Lonesome Polecat PS 44-8712 B17G
181 04/08/45 Lonesome Polecat PS 44-8712 B17G

 
Created 01/07/02 Modified 12/23/16

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