B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-3042 / Cabin Heater

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-3042 / Cabin Heater


  • RCL: AW-

MACR: 3984


Geschichte der
B-17 42-3042 / Cabin Heater

Delivered Cheyenne 16/2/43; Assigned 337BS/96BG [AW- ] Andrews Fd, UK 24/4/43; Missing in Action Emden 21/5/43 with Jack McMath, Co-pilot: Ernie Dickenson, Bombardier: Bill Peterson, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Gerald Olsen, Radio Operator: Lear Goodbey, Waist gunner: Ray Masiero,Tail gunner: Virgil Gregory (7 Killed in Action); Navigator: Edwin Martin, Ball turret gunner: Art Shilo, Waist gunner: Harry Boegahalz (3 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft, KO’d #3 setting wing on fire, crashed between Partenay-de-Bretagne and Clayes, nine miles NW of Rennes, Fr.; Missing Air Crew Report 3984.


B-17 42-3042 / Cabin Heater Crew

Position Rang Name Status Bemerkung
P 1LT Jack L. McMath KIA
CP F/O Ernie J. Dickenson KIA
BOMB 1LT William L. Peterson KIA
ENG/TT T/SGT Gerald D. Olson KIA
RO T/SGT Lear E. Godbey KIA
BT S/SGT Arthur Shilo POW
WG S/SGT Harry J. Boegaholz Jr. POW
WG S/SGT Raymond M. Masiero KIA
TG S/SGT Virgil B. Gregory KIA

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