B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-102433 / Headache for Hitler

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  • RCL: F

History of
B-17 42-102433 / Headache for Hitler

Delivered Cheyenne 3/3/44; Gr Island 22/3/44; Grenier 6/4/44; Assigned 562BS/388BG Knettishall 7/4/44; damaged over Kiel 22/5/44 with O’Brien, rest unknown (8 Returned to Duty); Co-pilot: Harold Buck, Radio Operator: Foster Carlson (2KIA- in crash); crash landed Laurel Farm, Catfield, near RAF Ludham, Norfolk, UK,; Salvaged 24/5/44.

Last updated: 16. October 2021


B-17 42-102433 / Headache for Hitler Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 2LT Patrick D. O'Brien RTD
CP 2LT Harold E. Buck KIA
BOMB 2LT Luther (NMI) Morris RTD
ENG/TT T/SGT Foster Lionel Carlson KIA
RO T/SGT Stanley Walter Yaskiewicz RTD
BT S/SGT Robert (NMI) Williamson RTD
WG S/SGT Raymond J. Fruechting RTD
WG S/SGT Wilbur I. Smith RTD
TG S/SGT George P. Kriss RTD

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