B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-29755 / Little Caesar aka Vini Vidi Vici aka Gremlins Delite aka Last Straw

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-29755 / Little Caesar aka Vini Vidi Vici aka Gremlins Delite aka Last Straw

Manufacturer:
Boeing

  • RCL: VP-Y
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History of
B-17 42-29755 / Little Caesar aka Vini Vidi Vici aka Gremlins Delite aka Last Straw

Delivered Cheyenne 12/2/43; Walker 27/2/43; Salina 11/3/43; Gulfport 28/3/43; Dow Fd 8/4/43; Assigned 338BS/96BG Grafton Underwood 20/4/43 LITTLE CAESER, VINI VIDI VICI; transferred 533BS/381BG [VP-Y] Ridgewell 14/7/43 GREMLINS DELITE; battle damaged Gelsenkirchen 5/11/43 with Bill Butler, Navigator: Larry Potenza, Bombardier: Hayden Brown, Ball turret gunner: Bob Osborne (4 Returned to Duty); Co-pilot: John Anderson, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Kinley Lindsay, Radio Operator: Wayne Maloney, Waist gunner: John Skrapits, Waist gunner: Francis McGinty,Tail gunner: Chas Smith (6 Prisoner of War); AFSC 5/4/44; Returned to the USA Homestead 18/6/44; 4136 BU Tinker 1/9/44; Keesler 10/1/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Altus 9/10/45. LAST STRAW.

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