B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 41-24515 / Marie Jane

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 41-24515 / Marie Jane

Manufacturer:
Boeing

  • RCL: DF-H

MACR: 3458 (4439?)

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History of
B-17 41-24515 / Marie Jane

Assigned 324BS/91BG [DF-H] Bangor 2-Sep-42; Bassingbourn 26-Sep-42; Missing in Action (KIA) 24+m Wilhelmshaven, Germany 21-May-43. Aircraft sustained damage from flak & enemy aircraft, crashed into the North Sea, 10KIA Missing Air Crew Report 3458 (4439?). (Actually completed 25 missions two weeks before Memphis Belle but Hollywood overuled this ship !) MARIE JANE aka JERSEY BOUNCE.

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B-17 41-24515 / Marie Jane Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 1LT Philip S. Fischer KIA
CP 1LT Charles W. Freschauf KIA
BOMB 1LT John W. Joslin, Jr. KIA
ENG/TT T/SGT Herbert H. Harvey KIA
RO S/SGT Mark W. Margason KIA
BT S/SGT Robert W. Cole KIA
WG S/SGT Willard O. Simpson KIA
WG S/SGT Sidney L. Kohn KIA
TG S/SGT Jearld H. Jones KIA

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