B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 41-24395 / I Do It

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 41-24395 / I Do It


MACR: 2060


History of
B-17 41-24395 / I Do It

Assigned 353BS/301BG Westover 8/7/42; Chelveston 9/8/42; transferred Tafaraoui, Alg 26/11/42; Maison Blanche, Alg 5/12/42; Biskra, Alg 16/12/42; Ain M’Lila, Alg 17/1/43; St Donat, Alg 6/3/43; (traded for 42-30125 15/7/43); Oudna,Tun 6/8/43 54m; transferred Massicault, Tun 49BS/2BG 14/11/43; Missing in Action Laviarano 30/1/44 with Joe Taylor, Co-pilot: Larry Madden, Navigator: Alf Snyder, Bombardier: Warren Gay, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bob Swan (5 Killed in Action), Radio Operator: Vince Pesature, Ball turret gunner: Harry HortonWounded in Action, Right Waist gunner: Bob Johnston (Robert T. Johnston – Northwood Iowa) Pow January 30th 1944 – June 9th – 1945, Waist gunner: Dale Cheny,Tail gunner: Ray IrwinWounded in Action (5 Prisoner of War); shot down but no chutes seen, crashed near Udine, It.. Missing Air Crew Report 2060. “I DO DIT”.

Last updated: 20. July 2017


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