B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 41-24585 / Wulfe Hound

B-17 #41-24585 / Wulfe Houndzoom_in

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  • RCL: PU-N
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History of
B-17 41-24585 / Wulfe Hound

B-17F 41-24585 “Wulfe Hund” was assigned 360BS/303BG [PU-B] Bangor 14-Oct-42; Molesworth 16-Oct-42; Missing in Action Rouen-Sotteville 12-Dec-42 sustained damage from enemy aircraft, force landed in a field in France. Was removed and repaired by the Germans and flew with KG200. No MACR issued. 4POW 6EVD.

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B-17 41-24585 / Wulfe Hound Details

First B-17 captured by Luftwaffe restored at Rechlin, Ger. and used for affiliation and demonstration duties, then assigned to I./KG200 as A3+AE in Sep 43. Transferred to ELG at Wadi Tamet, Libya as part of the station coded Traviata to study British troop movements, but on 16-Apr-44 was low on fuel and pilot Ober Lt Dumke slightly injured was forced to ditch in shallow water in Bay of Kalamata with no loss to crew.

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