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B-17 #44-6085 / Lili of the Lamplight

Delivered Tulsa 27/4/44; Kearney 7/5/44; Dow Fd 21/5/44; Assigned 335BS/95BG [OE-H] Horham 23/5/44; 334BS [BG-S]; 26m, Missing in Action Rechlin 25/8/44 with Albt Powell, Co-pilot: Bill Connor, Navigator: Don Overdorff, Bombardier: Phil Whalen, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Eldred Steffens, Radio Operator: Peppe Delio, Waist gunner: Henry Schneider (7 Prisoner of War); Ball turret gunner: Orlin Covel,Tail gunner: Melvin Whilhelm[broke ankle], ph-Berton Briley (3 Killed in Action); flak hit #3 & 4 feathered, on way down losing a wing before disintegrating, crashed Schwabach-Schwankenheim, near Stettin, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 8279.

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  1. von Mark Jon Erickson am 04. April 2018 19:05 Uhr
    My dad, Lt. Ernest Anders Erickson piloted 44-608 Lili of the Lamplight on 15 missions and fortunately missed that last flight of the Lili on August 25th, 1944. Check above link for more info on the Lili of the Lamplight


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