B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 44-8143

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-8143


  • RCL: HR-V

MACR: 9516


Geschichte der
B-17 44-8143

Delivered Dallas 23/6/44; Langley 26/7/44; Dow Fd 13/8/44; Assigned 333BS/94BG Rougham 15/8/44; transferred 548BS/385BG [HR-V] Gt Ashfield 19/8/44; Missing in Action Berlin 6/10/44 with Capt Jack Batty, Capt Edwin Herron, Mike Galicia, Lou DiNicola, Lt Bill Daniels {mickey op}, Ellwood Maxam, Lt Edgar Griffith {tg}, (7 Killed in Action); enemy aircraft, crashed Senke, Ger; 7KIA 3POW; Missing Air Crew Report 9516.

B-17 44-8143 Details

In the book Ghosts of Bad Tolz, written by T. R. McGhee – nephew of Robert M. McGhee Jr – is a very detailed description for the mission on October the 1944.


B-17 44-8143 Crew

PCPTJack G. W. BattyKIA
CPCPTErwin R. HerronKIA
BOMB1LTRobert M. McGheePOW
ENG/TTT/SGTMichael A. GaliciaKIA
ROT/SGTLouis P. DiNicolaKIA
WGS/SGTEllwood C. MaxamKIA
WGS/SGTCasper R. D. FieldsPOW
TG2LTEdgar E. GriffithKIA
RCM1LTWilliam G. DanielsKIA

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