Geschichte der
B-17 #42-31385

Delivered Cheyenne 28/10/43; Grand Island 13/11/43; Romulus 25/11/43; Assigned: 369BS/306BG [WW-U] Thurleigh 4/1/44; MIA Stettin 11/4/44 Pilot: Capt Jim Opdyke, Co-Pilot: Trygve Olson, Navigator: Bill Flynn, Bombardier: Clarry Couch, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Bill Jones, Ball Turret Gunner: Ray Gates, Waist Gunner: Ed Gustafson, Waist Gunner: George McManus, Tail Gunner: Gene Moody (9POW); Radio Operator: Thaddeus Hunter (KIA); Enemy aircraft KOd #1 and damaged #2, crash-landed Eldena, six miles SW of Mecklenburg Afd, Germany. MACR 3676.

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  1. von Jeannine freund am 23. Juli 2019 23:23 Uhr

    My father James Opdyke was the pilot of the plane. Olsen was his copilot. Please correct this .

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    • von b17flyingfortress.de am 24. Juli 2019 0:11 Uhr

      Thank you for your comment.
      I corrected the names.

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