B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-38054 / Hamawa aka Holy Matrimony

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-38054 / Hamawa aka Holy Matrimony


  • RCL: BG-V, QW-V

MACR: 8282

Einsätze: 45


Geschichte der
B-17 42-38054 / Hamawa aka Holy Matrimony

Delivered Cheyenne 26/11/43; Presque Is 23/12/43; Assigned 334BS/95BG [BG-V] Horham 30/12/43; 412BS [QW-V]; 45m, Missing in Action Politz 25/8/44 with Everett Perry, Co-pilot: Jim Daniels, Bombardier: Guiseppe Merlo, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Dominic Maffentone, Radio Operator: George Sulick, Ball turret gunner: John Detweller, Waist gunner: Mike Natt,Tail gunner: Francis Sutphin (8 Prisoner of War); Navigator: Larry Kieinman (Killed in Action); with #3 afire, ship peeled off, crashed Westhof, Sundische Insel, NE of Barth, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 8282. HAMAWA aka HOLY MATRIMONY.


B-17 42-38054 / Hamawa aka Holy Matrimony Crew

Position Rang Name Status Bemerkung
P 2LT Everett D. Peery POW
CP 2LT James W. Daniels POW
BOMB 2LT Guiseppe G. Merlo POW
ENG/TT T/SGT George T. Sulick POW
RO S/SGT Dominick Maffetone POW
BT SGT John H. Detweiler POW
WG SGT Michael J. Natt POW
TG SGT Francis E. Sutphin POW

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