Zoeckler, John Lewis, Maj Gen

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Major General
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
90G-General Officer
Last AFSC Group
Special Reporting
Primary Unit
1967-1969, 36, Air Force Systems Command (AFSC)
Service Years
1939 - 1969
Officer Collar Insignia
Major General

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Home State
Iowa
Iowa
Year of Birth
1915
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Davenport
Last Address
Palm Desert, CA

Date of Passing
Feb 19, 2007
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
burial unknown

 Official Badges 

Missileman (Basic) Headquarters Air Force Commander Air Force Retired 3

Headquarters Command, USAF


 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal




 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
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Other Comments:
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 1939-1943, B-17 Flying Fortress
From Year
1939
To Year
1943
   
Personal Memories
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Aircraft/Missile Information
Specifications

Model Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress
Length 74.74 ft | 22.78 m
Width 103.74 ft | 31.62 m
Height 19.09 ft | 5.82 m
Engine(s) 4 x Wright Cyclone R-1820-97 radial piston engines generating 1,200 hp each.
Empty Weight 36,136 lbs | 16,391 kg
MTOW 72,003 lbs | 32,660 kg
Max Speed 287 mph | 462 km/h | 249 kts
Max Range 2,001 miles | 3,220 km
Ceiling 35,597 ft | 10,850 m | 6.7 miles
Climb Rate 540.5 ft/min (164.7 m/min)
Hardpoints 0
Armament 2 x 12.7mm machine guns in powered dorsal turret
2 x 12.7mm machine guns in powered "belly" turret
2 x 12.7mm machine guns in tail gun position
1 x 12.7mm machine gun in left front "cheek" position
1 x 12.7mm machine gun in right front "cheek" position
1 x 12.7mm machine gun in left waist position
1 x 12.7mm machine gun in right waist position
1 x 12.7mm machine gun in radio operator's midship position (removed on later models)
2 x 12.7mm machine guns in powered chin turret (later models)

Maximum internal bombload of 7,983 kg (17,600 lbs).
Accommodations 10
Operators United Kingdom and the United States of America.

   
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Last Updated: Aug 20, 2015
   
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  1817 Also There at This Aircraft:
  • Allen, Herman Fredrick, Col, (1942-1945)
  • Armanini, Joseph P., Maj, (1941-1945)
  • Armstrong, Donald C., SSgt, (1942-1945)
  • Awbrey, Wilman, SSgt, (1943-1945)
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