B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-30070 / Tweedle-O-Twill

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30070 / Tweedle-O-Twill

Hersteller:
Boeing

  • RCL: LN-S

MACR: 679

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Geschichte der
B-17 42-30070 / Tweedle-O-Twill

Delivered Cheyenne 6/4/43; Kearney 15/4/43; Hamilton 2/5/43; Kearney 21/5/43; Dow Fd 22/5/43; Assigned 350BS/100BG [LN-S] Thorpe Abbotts 9/6/43; Missing in Action Regensburg 17/8/43 with Ron Braley, Co-pilot: Walt Trenchard{Wounded in Action}, Navigator: John Fawcett, Bombardier: Tom Carlton, Radio Operator: Joe McGuire, Ball turret gunner: Don Ruggles, Waist gunner: Chas Grissom{Wounded in Action}, Waist gunner: Elmo White{Wounded in Action},Tail gunner: Phil Ong{Wounded in Action} (9 Prisoner of War); Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Jim Blair (Killed in Action); flak hit #1 and tail, crashed Pulferingen, 20 miles SW of Wurtzburg, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 679. TWEEDLE-O-TWILL.

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B-17 42-30070 / Tweedle-O-Twill Crew

PositionRangNameStatusBemerkung
P1LTRonald W. BraleyPOW
CP2LTWalter Z. TrenchardPOW
BOMB1LTThomas D. CarltonPOW
ENG/TTT/SGTJoseph E. McGuirePOW
ROSGTJames R. BairKIA
BTS/SGTPhil W. OngPOW
WGS/SGTCharles C. GrissomPOW
WGS/SGTDonald G. RugglesPOW
TGSGTElmo E. WhitePOW

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