B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-32004 / Pride O‘ The Yanks

B-17 #42-32004 / Pride O‘ The Yankszoom_in

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Hersteller:
Boeing

Absturzort:
Nordsee

MACR: 5921

Einsätze: 60

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Geschichte der
B-17 42-32004 / Pride O‘ The Yanks

Delivered Cheyenne 14/1/44; Kearney 23/1/44; Assigned: 560BS/388BG [B] Knettishall 9/2/44; MIA Magdeburg 20/6/44 Pilot: Joe Patrick, Bombardier: Andy Vuksta, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Rick Rarick, Radio Operator: Erroll Bingham, Ball Turret Gunner: Frank Heiden, Waist Gunner: Joe Ford, Waist Gunner: Don Harter (7POW); Co-Pilot: Alex McDonnell, Navigator: Jim Spear, Tail Gunner: Bob Rupe (3KIA-drowned); flak, ditched North Sea near Terschelling Is, Holl. MACR 5921. PRIDE OF THE YANKS.

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B-17 42-32004 / Pride O‘ The Yanks Crew

Position Rang Name Status Bemerkung
P 2LT Joseph Leon Patrick POW
CP 2LT Alexander Angus McDonell Jr. KIA
BOMB 2LT Andrew Vuksta POW
ENG/TT T/SGT Ricki Dale Rarick POW
RO T/SGT Erwell K. Bingham POW
BT SGT Frank Lewis Heiden POW
WG S/SGT Donald James Harter POW
WG S/SGT Joseph Edwin Ford POW
TG S/SGT Robert Joe Rupe KIA

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