Geschichte der B-17 #42-3131 / Winnie the Pooh aka Flak Wolf

Delivered Cheyenne 20/2/43; 19/4/43; Assigned 427BS/303BG [GN-U] Molesworth 4/6/43; {40m} Missing in Action Oschersleben 11/1/44 with John Carothers, Co-pilot: Chas Frost, Radio Operator: George Rajcula, Ball turret gunner: Bob Peavy, Waist gunner: Wiley Rogers, Waist gunner: Francis Morneau,Tail gunner: Roland Ziegler (7 Killed in Action), Navigator: Art Linnehan, Bombardier: Howard Barriscale, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Harvey Scott (3 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft hits and exploded, crashed Kloster Oesede, four miles SE of Osnabruk, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 1966. WINNIE THE POOH then FLAK WOLF.

Details 42-3131 / Winnie the Pooh aka Flak Wolf

Flog den Einsatz auf Schweinfurt am 17.08.1943 – RWG S/Sgt Leonard A. Kesky KIA.

Fotos von Absturzstelle damals und heute:

Crew 42-3131 / Winnie the Pooh aka Flak Wolf

PositionRang/RankNameStatusBemerkung/Note
P2LTJohn W. CarothersKIA
CP2LTCharles E. FrostKIA
BOMB2LTHoward W. BarriscalePOW
ENG/TTS/SGTHarvey E. ScottPOW
ROS/SGTGeorge S. RajculaKIA
BTS/SGTRobert T. PeavyKIA
WGSGTFrancis J. MorneauKIA
WGT/SGTWiley A. RogersKIA
TGSGTRoland R. ZieglerKIA

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