B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-37804 / Pride of the Yanks

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-37804 / Pride of the Yanks


  • RCL: TS-P

MACR: 4853


Geschichte der
B-17 42-37804 / Pride of the Yanks

Delivered Long Beach 6/9/43; Gr Island 15/10/43; Assigned 333BS/94BG [TS-P] Rougham 26/10/43; Missing in Action Laon 9/5/44 with Tom Bond, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Vernon Bishop, Radio Operator: Claude Brown (3 Prisoner of War); Co-pilot: Doug Melton, Navigator: Bill Belluomini, Bombardier: Roland Walters, Ball turret gunner: Alf Spindler, Waist gunner: Ernie Schmaling, Waist gunner: Dick Warfel,Tail gunner: Bruce Waddell (7 evaded capture); enemy aircraft set right win on fire then #3 fell off, crew bailed over French coast and ship crashed in Channel off Dieppe, Fr. Missing Air Crew Report 4853. PRIDE OF THE YANKS.

Zuletzt aktualisiert: 1. März 2018


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