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B-17 #42-31334 / Three Cads And A Lad

Delivered Vandalia 21/10/43; Bunker Hill 10/11/43; Denver 20/11/43; Gt Falls 10/12/43; Nutts Corner (Belfast) 5/1/44; Assigned 730BS/452BG [6K- ] Deopham Green 6/1/44; Missing in Action Leipzig 12/4/44 with Leland Evers, Navigator: Jules Jacobs, Bombardier: Gene Tully, Radio Operator: Stan Folcikbody was found in Channel 26/6/44 and buried, Brookwood, UK, Ball turret gunner: Fred Barnes,Tail gunner: Bob Langheier (6 Killed in Action); Co-pilot: Ed Kaminsky, Waist gunner: Willis Junnila, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bob Givensplunged 12,000 ft before ‘chute opened, Waist gunner: Matt Hunter (4RTD- picked up by RAF Walrus L2289 of 277Sqd off Orfordness, Suffolk); mech fault en route to target, aircraft stalled and broke up, ditched North Sea, off Clacton, Essex. Missing Air Crew Report 3933. THREE CADS AND A LAD.

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  1. von Joyce Kaminski am 03. Juli 2019 16:26 Uhr

    Do you have a close up of the nose art for Three Cads and a Lad. My father-in-law was the „lad“ and piloted the plane. He is now 97 and would love a picture of the nose art.

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    • von b17flyingfortress.de am 03. Juli 2019 19:08 Uhr

      Sorry, I could not found a nose art photo of this B-17.

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