Geschichte der
B-17 #43-38154 / Heavenly Body

Delivered Cheyenne 30/6/44; Kearney 11/7/44; Grenier 15/7/44; Assigned 836BS/487BG [2G-G] Lavenham 18/7/44; Missing in Action Beilefeld, Ger 30/9/44 with Harry Oesch, Co-pilot: Wilburn Furr, Navigator: Henry Miller, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Milo Volavka, Radio Operator: Martin Stanley, Ball turret gunner: Hudie Graves, Waist gunner: Bill Focht,Tail gunner: Willard Green (8 Killed in Action); Bombardier: Viltold Zalneraitis (Prisoner of War); mid air coll with 43-38037 (487BG), crashed Leopoldshohe-Kentrup, E of Bielefeld, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 9423.

Details 43-38154 / Heavenly Body

Kollision in der Luft mit der B-17 #43-38037 ‚Liberty Belle‘ am 30. September 1944.

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  1. von Jim Adams am 29. Mai 2018 20:33 Uhr

    Can someone help my indentify a WW2 bomber
    It seems to be a B17 called Heavenly Body but the nose art is a lady seated with her back to audience and a dark blue sky around her with stars
    All other Heavenly Body nose art has the lady flying on all B17 or B25 that I have found by google the last two days can you help ?


    • von am 30. Mai 2018 21:29 Uhr

      Where can I see the image?


    • von Ralph am 12. Juni 2018 20:05 Uhr

      Whats the registration number?


  2. von Ralph am 12. Juni 2018 20:04 Uhr

    Hi, Could some body help me with some information about the 7th Son, 339 BS/96th BG. I already have the IDPF and some mission Qestionaires. The crash date was 12th of May 1944. I would like have some pictures of the plane.

    thank you already,



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