B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-29603 / Spit Ball

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-29603 / Spit Ball


  • RCL: DS-R

MACR: 875


History of
B-17 42-29603 / Spit Ball

Delivered Cheyenne 16/1/43; Salina 9/2/43; Brookley 12/3/43; Morrison 31/3/43; Assigned 511BS/351BG [DS-R] Polebrook 18/4/43; Missing in Action {15m} Anklam 9/10/43 with Howie Maser, Co-pilot: Don L’Abbee, Navigator: Morris Eagle, Bombardier: Howie Ferguson, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Everett Sanford, Radio Operator: Paul Walsh, Waist gunner: Bill McGee, Waist gunner: Harry Crum,Tail gunner: Malvern Morgan (9 Prisoner of War), Ball turret gunner: Ken Gorsuch (Killed in Action); enemy aircraft, crashed Vollstedt, 18 miles south west Flensburg, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 875. SPITBALL.

Last updated: 24. January 2018


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