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B-17 #42-107025 / Little Chum

Delivered Tulsa 31/1/44; Grenier 5/3/44; Assigned: 711BS/447BG Rattlesden 7/3/44; 710BS; crash-landed base Pilot: Harry Jennings 29/1/45; Salvaged. 1/2/45.

Details 42-107025 / Little Chum

Leonard Harding VanOver, Ball Turret Gunner/Togglier, is front row-center (kneeling) in the photo above. This well-worn photo is a scan of only a 3-inch x 4-inch print that was carried in Leonard Harding VanOver’s wallet from when the photo was taken (c. 1943-5) until his death in 2003, while the other was preserved.

Foto: Karl E. Van Over

Leonard Harding VanOver, Ball Turret Gunner/Togglier, is 3rd from the left, back row (standing)

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  1. von Karl E VanOver am 24. Juli 2019 3:36 Uhr

    I have two crew/nose art photos of B-17G 42-107025, „Little Chum“ of the 447 BG, 710/711BS, RAF Rattlesden available to add to this posting. My paternal grandfather, Leonard Harding VanOver, Ball Turret Gunner/Togglier, is among the crew pictured. Please contact me if you would like me to submit the photos for use under this link. Most respectfully, Karl E. VanOver (karl.vanover@gmail.com)

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    • von b17flyingfortress.de am 24. Juli 2019 10:08 Uhr

      Hello Karl, I sent you an email.
      Please reply 🙂

      Thank you,
      Jing

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