B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 41-24497 / Mizpah II

B-17 #41-24497 / Mizpah IIzoom_in

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  • RCL: LG-P

Einsätze: 26

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Geschichte der
B-17 41-24497 / Mizpah II

Delivered ? ?; with Jim Dale force landed Berry Fd, Nashville, TN 15/8/42; Assigned 322BS/91BG [LG-P] Westover 16/8/42; Bassingbourn 30/9/42; Missing in Action on the aircraft’s 26th mission, to Stuttgart on 6 September 1943 with Pilot William R. Cox; Co-pilot: William R. James; Navigator: Edgar L. Richardson; Bombardier: James E. Harlow; Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Lester B. Schlaich; Radio Operator: Kerrane A. Smallidge; Ball turret gunner: Henry A. Griswold Jr; Waist gunner: Paul DeMidio, Waist gunner: James N. Witter; Tail gunner: William B. McCrea (10 Returned to Duty); ditched Channel close to shore and all rescued by coast guard.

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B-17 41-24497 / Mizpah II Crew

PositionRangNameStatusBemerkung
P1LTWilliam R. CoxRTD
CP2LTWilliam R. JamesRTD
BOMB2LTJames E. HarlowRTD
ENG/TTT/SGTLester B. SchlaichRTD
ROT/SGTKerrane A. SmallidgeRTD
BTS/SGTHenry A. Griswold, Jr.RTD
WGS/SGTPaul DeMidioRTD
WGS/SGTJames N. WitterRTD
TGS/SGTWilliam B. McCreaRTD

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