B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 40-3061

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 40-3061

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History of
B-17 40-3061

Delivered Hamilton; Assigned 14BS/19BG Hickam Field, HI 14-May-41; transferred Clark Field, PI 21BS/11BG with Rosey O’Donnell, Henry Dittman, Paul Tarbutton, John Carter, George Heard, Roger Stephens, John Clark, Lt Ernie Moore weather/officer, Lt Gordon Blake comm/off); to Batchelor, Aus 18-Dec-41 with Birrell Walsh, Edwin Broadhurst, Paul Tarbutton, John Carter, George Heard, Richardson, John Clark, Roger Stephens, Gauche, Wise; to Del Monte 6-Dec-41; to Samarinda, Borneo then Singosari, Java 30-Dec-41 with Birrell Walsh, Bob Meyer, Jay Horowitz, Ralph Howard, Henry Baier, Ben Kimmerle, Bill Williams, Howard Gilliland, Chas Smith; destroyed Malang, Java 28-Feb-42 during evacuation, but Japanese repaired it and flew it to Japan for affiliation duties. Never served in UK.

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