B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-30040 / Picadilly Commando aka Wabbit-Twacks III

B-17 #42-30040 / Picadilly Commando aka Wabbit-Twacks IIIzoom_in



  • RCL: AW-A

MACR: 837


History of
B-17 42-30040 / Picadilly Commando aka Wabbit-Twacks III

Delivered Cheyenne 2/4/43; Sioux City 13/4/43; Kearney 3/5/43; Dow Fd 20/5/43; Assigned 546BS/384BG [BK-B] Grafton Underwood 22/5/43 PICCADILLY COMMANDO; transferred 337BS/96BG [AW-A] Snetterton 6/7/43; Missing in Action Schweinfurt 14/10/43 with Bob Harmeson, Radio Operator: Tollie Berry, Ball turret gunner: Jay Jolley, Waist gunner: Bill Howell, Waist gunner: Lester Knopp,Tail gunner: Bob Henry (6 Prisoner of War); Navigator: Vernon Clark, Bombardier: Chas Bronner, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bill Dunning (3 evaded capture); Co-pilot: Chas Baer (Killed in Action); enemy aircraft, crashed Avincourt, 12 miles N of St Dizier, Fr; Missing Air Crew Report 837. WABBIT-TWACKS III.

Last updated: 10. July 2017


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