B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31433 / Rum Pot II

B-17 #42-31433 / Rum Pot IIzoom_in

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Hersteller:
Boeing

  • RCL: SO-V

MACR: 3865

Einsätze: 24

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Geschichte der
B-17 42-31433 / Rum Pot II

Delivered Cheyenne 3/11/43; Kearney 15/11/43; Assigned: 547BS/384BG [SO-V] Grafton Underwood 8/1/44; MIA Schweinfurt 13/4/44 Pilot: Clarry Stearns, Navigator: Bob Hock, Bombardier: Don Ackerson, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Dave Barkhurst, Radio Operator: Ed Hill, Ball Turret Gunner: Pierre Joseph, Waist Gunner: Theo Corrigan, Waist Gunner: John Robinson, Tail Gunner: Warren Martell (9POW); Joe Co-Pilot: Bedsole (KIA-had no chute when rest baled); Enemy aircraft before target, crashed Grossgumpen/Odenwald, near Lindenfels, 12 miles S of Darmstadt, Germany. MACR 3865. RUM POT.

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B-17 42-31433 / Rum Pot II Crew

Position Rang Name Status Bemerkung
P 1LT Clarence Grover Stearns POW
CP 1LT Joseph Linyer Bedsole, Jr. KIA Air Commander
BOMB 1LT Donald Richard Ackerson POW
ENG/TT T/SGT David Luther Barkhurst POW
RO T/SGT Edward Theodore Hill POW
BT S/SGT Pierre Joseph POW
WG S/SGT Theodore Bernard Corrigan POW
WG S/SGT John Timothy Robison POW
TG S/SGT Warren Hardine Martell POW

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