B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-107162

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-107162



History of
B-17 42-107162

Delivered Tulsa 9/3/44; MacDill 27/3/44; Hunter 29/3/44; Homestead 24/4/44; Assigned 49BS/2BG Amendola 27/4/44; Missing in Action Arad, Rom. 3/7/44 with Jim Twibell, Co-pilot: A.B. Drais, Navigator: Bob Unger, Bombardier: Albt Gregor, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Leo Smith, Radio Operator: Walter Lisowski*, Ball turret gunner: Bernie Foy, Waist gunner: Stan Groom*, Waist gunner: Bill Edwards*,Tail gunner: Bill Cooper* (10RTD – * all slightly injured); ditched Adriatic, crew rescued by USN patrol boat.

Last updated: 10. August 2017


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