B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-29708 / Shackeroo!

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-29708 / Shackeroo!



History of
B-17 42-29708 / Shackeroo!

Delivered Cheyenne 7/2/43; Pueblo 19/2/43; Salina 25/2/43; Brookley 19/3/43; Smoky Hill 23/3/43; Brookley 9/4/43; Assigned 336BS/95BG Alconbury 27/4/43; transferred 333BS/94BG Earls Colne 12/5/43; then 322BS; Rougham 13/6/43; Missing in Action Kiel 13/6/43 with Maj Lewis Gordon Thorup, Co-pilot: Capt Kirk + crew (10RTD-rescued from their liferafts); enemy aircraft, ditched North Sea. SHACKEROO !

Last updated: 19. April 2019


B-17 42-29708 / Shackeroo! Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P CPT Howard N. Kirk RTD
CP MAJ Louis G. Thorup RTD Pilot in Command
BOMB 1LT Dequindre McGlaun RTD
ENG/TT S/SGT Warren F. Hoffman RTD
RO S/SGT Joseph R. Griffen RTD
BT S/SGT Warren W. Evans RTD
WG S/SGT Charles G. Ferrin RTD
WG S/SGT Eugene F. Jones RTD
TG F/O Vasil M. Markoff RTD

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