Staff Sgt. Talbot C. Glance, ASN 14149234

Gunner - Elliott Crew

10th Air Force / 7th Bombardment Group / 9th Bombardment Squadron

KIA 1-Dec-43

(Images/Info Courtesy of Johnny Glance)



2Lt. George T. Elliott & Crew - (in alphabetical order)

SSgt. John D. Bender (G), SSgt. Verl E. Coddington (G), 2Lt. Roy E. Emery (B)
SSgt. James W. Forrest (G), SSgt. Talbot C. Glance [seated, third from right] (G)
2Lt. Howard Hansen (N), TSgt. Albert C. Johnson (E)
2Lt. Morris P. Maag [back, second from right] (CP) , TSgt. Roland E. Soderstrom (RO)

SSgt. Glance was a gunner on B-24J #42-73183, assigned to the 10th Air Force, 7th Bombardment Group, 9th Bombardment Squadron. Took off from Pandaveswar Airfield in India on bombing mission against Insein near Rangoon in Burma. Fierce enemy opposition from anti-aircraft fire and fighter planes was encountered. Shot down by enemy fighters over the target, this B-24 burst into flames from the bomb bay to the waist windows and dove out of control away from formation. The entire crew was killed in the crash.

Find-A-Grave.com Memorial for SSgt. Glance and crew


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