History of the
B-17 #41-2666 / Old 666 aka Lucy

Delivered Minneapolis 9/3/42; Assigned 435BS/19BG Hawaii 5/5/42; transferred 65BS/43BG; when on mission to Bougainville 16/6/43 with Jay Zeamer, who along with crewmate Joe Sarnoski (Killed in Action) earned Medal of Honor for great bravery, pilot & 5 others all WIA; after repair transferred 8PRS; Returned to the USA 4134 BU Spokane 22/3/44; 423 BU Walla Walla 4/7/44; 2137 BU Hendricks 29/7/44; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Albuquerque 9/8/45. OLD 666 aka LUCY.

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  1. von toby am 20. June 2019 7:44 Uhr

    during a mapping run this plane came up against 14 Japanese fighters this plane was credited with at least 5 Japanese fighter killed during this run at the cost of one crew member.

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