Geschichte der
B-17 #43-37787 / Holy Smokes

Delivered Cheyenne 21/5/44; Kearney 5/6/44; Grenier 17/6/44; Assigned: 413BS/96BG Snetterton 19/6/44; Transferred: 560BS/388BG Knettishall 20/6/44; battle damage Berlin 5/12/44 Pilot: ‚; forced landing Knocke, Belgium. 9RTD; Salvaged. HOLY SMOKES.

Crew 43-37787 / Holy Smokes

PositionRang/RankNameStatusBemerkung/Note
P1LTKenneth O. BurkheimerRTD
CP1LTArchie Lenard LaniRTD
BOMB2LTArthur W. SteinfieldtRTD
ENG/TTT/SGTElmer B. PiattRTD
ROSGTRobert R. GreenRTD
BTSGTEdward J. SzymanskiRTD
WGSGTRobert W. MeidellRTD
TGSGTWaymon Darwin ChoateRTD

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  1. von mark pelc am 31. Juli 2019 0:28 Uhr

    my uncle,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,Franklin zerbe was a 1st LT and co-pilot of the Holy smokes,# 43-37787,,but i do not see his name mentioned here,,,,,,,

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    • von b17flyingfortress.de am 05. August 2019 15:18 Uhr

      Hello Mark,

      finally, I found a photo of the B-17 Holy Smokes
      Maybe your uncle wasn’t on the last flight in this B-17.

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