B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-29953 / Man o’ War aka Wolfess

B-17 #42-29953 / Man o’ War aka Wolfesszoom_in

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www.fold3.com

Manufacturer:
Boeing

  • RCL: MS-Q, WF-F

MACR: 1402

Missions: 10

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History of
B-17 42-29953 / Man o’ War aka Wolfess

Delivered Denver 17/3/43; Pueblo 8/4/43; Smoky Hill 14/5/43; Dow Fd 21/5/43; Assigned: 535BS/381BG [MS-Q] Ridgewell 25/5/43 MAN O’ WAR Pilot: Orlando Koenig, Everett Malone, Dave Jones, John Stracotenko, Leo Perkins, Tom Moore, Arth Everett, Bob Colborn, Russ Huebner, Walter Buran; {10m} Transferred: 364BS/305BG [WF-F] Chelveston 22/8/43; on training operation 25/11/43 w/Wetzel Mays, Co-Pilot: Bill Woodward, Navigator: Enoch Markt, Bombardier: Dave Braunig, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Harrison Jones, Radio Operator: Joe Gasperetti, Ball Turret Gunner: Joe Hudyck, Waist Gunner: Leon Brown, Waist Gunner: Chas Newton, Tail Gunner: Chas Neogra (10KIA); coll w/42-30666, ther wreckage of both down at Newton Bromswold, near base, MACR 1402. WOLFESS.

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B-17 42-29953 / Man o’ War aka Wolfess Details

Mid-air-collision with B-17 #42-30666 on training flight 25 November 1943. MACR 1402 belongs to another B-17 called “Man O’ War” (#42-30717), which was also lost in a mid-air-collision.

 

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