B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-107217

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-107217


  • RCL: 3O-U

History of
B-17 42-107217

Delivered Tulsa 27/3/44; Kearney 6/4/44; Grenier 14/4/44; Assigned 601BS/398BG [3O-U] Nuthampstead 5/5/44; damaged over Hamburg 20/6/44 with Mervyn Hornshuh, Co-pilot: Houston Russell, Navigator: Earl Anderson, Bombardier: Matt Wilson, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Elmer Lawson, Radio Operator: Wesley Mudge, Ball turret gunner: Edwin Garrett, Waist gunner: Alton Shirtz,Tail gunner: Wendell Weisend (9 Returned to Duty); severe flak damage and WO; Assigned 478th Sub Depot on base and Salvaged 22/6/44 (1st in group).

Last updated: 8. September 2017


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