Geschichte der
B-17 #42-31064 / Hey Lou

Delivered Cheyenne 15/9/43; Assigned 613BS/401BG [IN-H] Deenethorpe 30/10/43; Missing in Action Kiel 31/12/43 with Don Lawry, Co-pilot: Jim Dockendorf{only body recovered}, Navigator: Harry Self, Bombardier: Bernie Weiner, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Fred Waterman, Radio Operator: Lee Peters, Ball turret gunner: Chas Roome, Waist gunner: Bob Knutson, Waist gunner: Clarry College,Tail gunner: Horace Wood (10 Killed in Action); flak, crashed sea St Catherine’s Point, off Isle of Wight, UK. Missing Air Crew Report 1872. HEY LOU.

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  1. von Jeff Head am 18. Februar 2019 23:40 Uhr

    Crew of B-17, 42-31064, Hey Lou

    nd Lt Donald H. Lawry——–Pilot——————-MIA
    2nd Lt James S. Dockendorf—Copilot—————-KIA
    2nd Lt Harry W. Self————Navigator————MIA
    2nd Lt Bernard Weiner———Bombardier———-MIA
    S/Sgt Lee J. Peters————-Radio Operator——MIA
    T/Sgt Fred G. Waterman——-Engr/Top Turret—–MIA
    S/Sgt Charles C. Roome——-Ball Turret Gunner—MIA
    S/Sgt Horace W. Wood——–Tail Gunner———–MIA
    Sgt Robert D. Knutson———Left Waist Gunner—MIA
    S/Sgt Clarence G. College—–Right Waist Gunner–MIA

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    • von b17flyingfortress.de am 27. Februar 2019 9:08 Uhr

      Hello Jeff,

      thank you for sharing!

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  2. von Jeff Head am 18. Februar 2019 23:41 Uhr

    For a full history of this aircraft, including details of its final mission and the lost of its crew, one of which was a cousiin of mine, see:

    https://www.americanairmuseum.com/aircraft/22676

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