B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-30158 / Mary Jane II

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30158 / Mary Jane II


  • RCL: FR-X

MACR: 1764


Geschichte der
B-17 42-30158 / Mary Jane II

Delivered Cheyenne 20/4/43; Tinker 28/4/43; New Castle 29/4/43; Assigned 525BS/379BG [FR-X] Kimbolton 23/6/43; Missing in Action Schweinfurt 17/8/43 with Howie Koeppen, Waist gunner: Jack Posemsky (2 Killed in Action), Co-pilot: Harry Thompson, Navigator: Ed Dennstedt, Bombardier: Bob Thomas, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: John Hurlo, Radio Operator: Floyd Barrowman, Ball turret gunner: Bob Watkins, Waist gunner: Gene Shadick,Tail gunner: Rich Feese (8 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft, crashed Abenheim, five miles NW of Worms, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 1764. MARY JANE II.


B-17 42-30158 / Mary Jane II Crew

P1LTHoward O. KoeppenKIA
CP2LTHarold N. ThompsonPOW
BOMB2LTRobert E. ThomasPOW
ROT/SGTFloyd K. BarrowmanPOW
BTS/SGTRobert J. WatkinsPOW
WGS/SGTEugene J. ShadickPOW
WGSGTJack PosemskyKIA
TGS/SGTRichard A. FeesePOW

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