Geschichte der
B-17 #42-37719 / Hellcat

Delivered Long Beach 6/8/43; Walla Walla 15/8/43; Assigned 533BS/381BG [VP-X] Ridgewell 8/10/43; Missing in Action (12m) Oschersleben 11/1/44 with Don Nason, Co-pilot: Joe Byser*, Navigator: Tony Anagnos, Bombardier: Chas Fiery*, Radio Operator: Ralph Lab, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Buster Harrah*, Waist gunner: Paul Stonich, Ball turret gunner: Ray Beus,Tail gunner: George Whitney (9 Killed in Action), Waist gunner: John Lantz (POW-rescued by Urk fishermen); flak damaged three engines, ditched Enkhuizerzand, on Ijsselmer, Zuider Zee, Hol; * bodies never found; (Lantz returned when aircraft recovered from Ijsselmeer in Feb 1975, after aircraft found in June 1966); Missing Air Crew Report 1881. HELLCAT.

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