42-31206 JOURNEY’S END

B-17G-5-BO 42-31206

709th SQ — M   711th SQ — B

Photo date unknown


Returned to Kingman, Arizona in 1945


The Hoffmeister crew with 42-31206 Journey’s End Between February 25 and April 27, 1944

Front Row L-R:
Lt. George C. Hoffmiester  P
Lt. Irving Danzig  B
Lt. Ellis B. Colvin  N
Lt. Thomas F. Moriarty  CP
Back Row L-R:
S/Sgt Cleveland Lamb  
S/Sgt Fernan DuHadway  
S/Sgt William F. Powell  
S/Sgt William D. Ernest  
S/Sgt Richard Pitt Jr.  
S/Sgt Gilbert S. Foster  




Delivered Cheyenne 1/10/43; Harvard 14/10/43; Assigned 709BS/447BG Rattlesden 18/11/43; Returned to the USA Bradley 4/7/45; Sth Plains 7/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 26/11/45.



See also: Combat diary of Richard Pitt, Jr.





709SQ;  HARVARD RetUS 7/4/45; RFC Kingman 11/26/45; Photo in Operation CAPTION (C34-4); name confirmed in combat diary of Richard Pitt, Jr. (B&P, FFS); see Aircraft Gallery 1