Geschichte der
B-17 #42-29708 / Shackeroo!

Delivered Cheyenne 7/2/43; Pueblo 19/2/43; Salina 25/2/43; Brookley 19/3/43; Smoky Hill 23/3/43; Brookley 9/4/43; Assigned 336BS/95BG Alconbury 27/4/43; transferred 333BS/94BG Earls Colne 12/5/43; then 322BS; Rougham 13/6/43; Missing in Action Kiel 13/6/43 with Maj Lewis Gordon Thorup, Co-pilot: Capt Kirk + crew (10RTD-rescued from their liferafts); enemy aircraft, ditched North Sea. SHACKEROO !

Crew 42-29708 / Shackeroo!

PositionRang/RankNameStatusBemerkung/Note
PCPTHoward N. KirkRTD
CPMAJLouis G. ThorupRTDPilot in Command
BOMB1LTDequindre McGlaunRTD
ENG/TTS/SGTWarren F. HoffmanRTD
ROS/SGTJoseph R. GriffenRTD
BTS/SGTWarren W. EvansRTD
WGS/SGTCharles G. FerrinRTD
WGS/SGTEugene F. JonesRTD
TGF/OVasil M. MarkoffRTD

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  1. von Jon Dahl am 13. April 2019 21:04 Uhr

    My uncle Arvid Dahl was navigator on this aircraft. we have the original letters sent home to my grandmother describing the events of the Kiel mission.

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  2. von Joel Archr am 16. April 2019 4:30 Uhr

    My first cousin twice removed, Edgar V Walter Jr was the tail gunner on this plane.

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