B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-102658 / Blanco Diablo

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-102658 / Blanco Diablo

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MACR: 11052

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History of
B-17 42-102658 / Blanco Diablo

Delivered Cheyenne 23/3/44; Gr Island 12/45/44; Dow Fd 28/4/44; Assigned 708BS/447BG Rattlesden 30/4/44; Missing in Action Merseburg 6/12/44 with Howard DeMallie, Chas Olson, Don Holmes, Howard Derp, Lowell Strain, Henry Rutkowski, Loel Bishop (7 Prisoner of War); Dick Fuller (evaded capture); Joe Marlowe (Killed in Action); flak, crashed Ronduite, Hol. Missing Air Crew Report 11052. BLANC DIABLO.

Published: 22. May 2017 / Last updated: 17. June 2017

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B-17 42-102658 / Blanco Diablo Details

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B-17 42-102658 / Blanco Diablo Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 2LT Howard R. DeMallie POW
CP 2LT Richard P. Fuller EVD
ENG/TT S/SGT Harold S. Derr Jr. POW
RO S/SGT Lowell D. Strain POW
BT SGT Donald D. Holmes POW
WG SGT Henry J. 'Hank' Rutkowski POW
TG SGT Loel C. Bishop POW
TOG SGT Joe H. Marlowe KIA

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