B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-30170 / Torchy 2 aka Hot Spit aka The Pride of the Century aka Miss Carriage aka Oh Nausea aka Ten Batty Boys

B-17 #42-30170 / Torchy 2 aka Hot Spit aka The Pride of the Century aka Miss Carriage aka Oh Nausea aka Ten Batty Boyszoom_in

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Hersteller:
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  • RCL: XR-G

MACR: 3015

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Geschichte der
B-17 42-30170 / Torchy 2 aka Hot Spit aka The Pride of the Century aka Miss Carriage aka Oh Nausea aka Ten Batty Boys

Delivered Cheyenne 21/4/43; Tinker 27/4/43; Smoky Hill 5/5/43; Kearney 28/5/43; Dow Fd 7/6/43; Assigned 349BS/100BG [XR-G] Thorpe Abbotts 10/6/43 TORCHY 2 aka HOT SPIT; Missing in Action Berlin 6/3/44 with Coy Montgomery (Killed in Action); Co-pilot: Bob Connaway, Navigator: Frank Laver, Bombardier: Jim Fulton, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: George Burton, Radio Operator: Wilbur Trembley, Ball turret gunner: Lou Savell, Waist gunner: Junior Busher, Waist gunner: Tony Ruda,Tail gunner: Earl Ritter (9 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft KO’d engine, crashed Colnrade near Cologne; Missing Air Crew Report 3015. MISS CARRIAGE aka OH NAUSEA aka TEN BATTY BOYS and PRIDE OF THE CENTURY.

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