B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-102423 / My Devotion

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-102423 / My Devotion


  • RCL: VP-Q

MACR: 7742


History of
B-17 42-102423 / My Devotion

Delivered Cheyenne 2/3/44; Kearney 14/4/44; Grenier 29/4/44; Assigned 533BS/381BG [VP-Q] Ridgewell 21/5/44; detailed Allach, Ger. 28/6/44 with Leon O’Dell,Tail gunner: Bill Bursaw (Killed in Action); Missing in Action 24+m Munich 31/7/44 with Jack Pearson, Co-pilot: Joe Proctor, Navigator: Syd Gordon, Bombardier: Alf Guidotti, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Dewitt Fontanet, Radio Operator: Bill Boyington, Ball turret gunner: Harry Hover, Waist gunner: Frank Mizer,Tail gunner: Chas Janis (9 Prisoner of War); flak damaged #1, limped on before crash landed Stafflangen, SW of Ulm, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 7742. MY DEVOTION.

Last updated: 17. June 2017


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