B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31763 / Ten Horsepower

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31763 / Ten Horsepower

Hersteller:
Boeing

  • RCL: TU-A

Einsätze: 6

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Geschichte der
B-17 42-31763 / Ten Horsepower

Delivered Denver 12/12/43; Gt Falls 16/12/43; Denver 21/12/43; Kearney 1/1/44; RAF Nutts Corner 14/1/44; Assigned 510BS/351BG [TU-A] Polebrook 30/1/44; {6m} battle damaged Leipzig 20/2/44 with Clarry Nelson[wia, but died in crash], Co-pilot: Roland Bartley, Navigator: Walter Truemper{post. award. MOH}, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Archie Mathies{post. award. MOH} (4 Killed in Action); Bombardier: Joe Martin (Prisoner of War); Radio Operator: Joe Rex, Ball turret gunner: Carl Moore, Waist gunner: Tom Sowell, Waist gunner: Russ Robinson,Tail gunner: Magnus Hagbo (5 Returned to Duty): awards for attempting to land aircraft with wounded man aboard after others bailed out, ship crashed near Gt North Road at Glatton, Northamptonshire, UK nearby on fourth attempt to land at base. TEN HORSEPOWER.

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B-17 42-31763 / Ten Horsepower Crew

Position Rang Name Status Bemerkung
P 1LT Clarence R. Nelson KIA
CP F/O Ronald Bartley KIA
BOMB 2LT Joseph Martin POW
ENG/TT S/SGT Archie Mathias KIA MOH
RO SGT Joseph Rex RTD
BT SGT Russell Robinson RTD
WG SGT Thomas Sowell RTD
WG SGT Carl Moore RTD
TG SGT Magnus Hagbo RTD

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