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B-17 #42-29666 / Dearly Beloved

Delivered Cheyenne 30/1/43; Salina 14/2/43; Barksdale 22/2/43; Morrison 5/3/43; Assigned: 423BS/306BG [RD-O] Thurleigh 25/3/43; MIA Wilhelmshafen 21/5/43 Pilot: Bob Smith, Co-Pilot: Bob McCallum, Navigator: Dan Barberis, Bombardier: Wayne Gray{togg], Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Ben Buchanan, Radio Operator: Hendrik Cate, Ball Turret Gunner: Art Adrian, Waist Gunner: Clarry Durham, Waist Gunner: ‚, Tail Gunner: Billy Lamb (9RTD); flak & Enemy aircraft, ditched North Sea, rescued by Royal Navy minesweeper. No MACR. DEARLY BELOVED.

Details 42-29666 / Dearly Beloved

Gunners claimed 11 enemy fighters destroyed before they were forced to ditch in the North Sea.

Crew 42-29666 / Dearly Beloved

PositionRang/RankNameStatusBemerkung/Note
P1LTRobert H. SmithRTD
CP2LTRobert McCallumRTD
ENG/TTT/SGTBennett F. BuchananRTD
ROT/SGTHendrik KateRTD
BTS/SGTArthur R. AdrianRTD
WGS/SGTClarence W. DurhamRTD
TGS/SGTBilly J. LambRTD
TOGS/SGTWayne J. GrayRTD

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