B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 41-24553 / Cherry

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 41-24553 / Cherry



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B-17 41-24553 / Cherry

Assigned to Syracuse 16-Sep-42;Presque Isle 19-Oct-42; Grafton Underwood 25-Oct-42; Missing in Action, 6-Dec-42 on a mission to bomb the Atclier d’Hellemmes locomotive factory at Lille, France. Shot down by Uffz Schnell (3/JG26), crashed near Lille, France. First group loss. 9KIA 1POW No MACR issued.

Zuletzt aktualisiert: 7. Juli 2017


B-17 41-24553 / Cherry Crew

Position Rang Name Status Bemerkung
P 2LT William A. Prentice KIA
CP 2LT Harold W. Schroka KIA
BOMB 2LT Henry J Webber POW
ENG/TT M/SGT Stewart R. Saunders KIA
RO S/SGT Thomas G Perry KIA
BT S/SGT Joseph W. Gleason KIA
WG S/SGT Samuel Q. Jones KIA
WG S/SGT Edward H. Blount KIA
TG S/SGT Leahmon E. Bryant KIA

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