B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-5130 / Sweet Pea

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-5130 / Sweet Pea


MACR: 15568


Geschichte der
B-17 42-5130 / Sweet Pea

Delivered Denver 29/9/42; Presque Is 20/11/42; Assigned: 367BS/306BG [GY- ] Thurleigh 25/11/42; MIA Lorient 6/3/43 Pilot: Major John Ryan{wia} (EVD, picked up by RAF Lysander back to UK 17/4/43); Co-Pilot: Germany. ld Simmons (KIS-shot by German guard when failed to halt); Navigator: Bob Hermann, Bombardier: Jim Laine, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Chas Perry, Radio Operator: Glen Blakemore, Ball Turret Gunner: Bill Forrester, Waist Gunner: John Chapman, Waist Gunner: Jim Green, Tail Gunner: Bob Mumaw (8POW); flak, crashed Bretagne, near Quimper, Fr. MACR 15568. SWEET PEA.

Zuletzt aktualisiert: 2. Juli 2018


B-17 42-5130 / Sweet Pea Crew

Position Rang Name Status Bemerkung
P MAJ John L. Ryan EVD
CP 1LT Gerald L. Simmons KIA
BOMB 1LT James A. Laine POW
ENG/TT T/SGT Charles E. Perry POW
RO S/SGT Glenn A. Blakemore POW
BT S/SGT William H. Forrester POW
WG S/SGT John R. Chapman POW
WG S/SGT James C. Green, Jr. POW
TG S/SGT Robert G. Mumaw POW

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