This aircraft was assigned to 351 BG Polebrook 10th June 1943, re-assigned to 412th BS 95th BG 16th June 1943. It was lost over Bremen 16th December 1943 and crashed near Texel Island ( Holland ), with four crew KIA and six POW. The picture shows a damage report, dated 4th July 1943 on a mission to La Pallice, detailing damage caused by a 0.5 cal case, from a B17 in front of 30255. The case was deflected by one of the propellers of 30255. See Delbern Crew in the crew photo section, for a view of the aircraft and crew.