B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-30234

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30234


MACR: 3132


History of
B-17 42-30234

Delivered Cheyenne 1/5/43; Sioux City 13/5/43; Smoky Hill 12/6/43; Dow Fd 18/6/43; Assigned 563BS/388BG Knettishall 19/6/43; Missing in Action Stuttgart 6/9/43 with Lew Miller, Co-pilot: Bill Iverson, Navigator: Herb Lakow, Bombardier: Walt Koenig, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Don Beckwith, Ball turret gunner: Bob Lee,Tail gunner: Gus Suhay (7 Killed in Action); Radio Operator: Ed Rogowski, Waist gunner: Bill Herman, Waist gunner: Chas Herald (3 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft, crashed Mesnil-Soullieres, seven miles E of Troyes, Fr. Missing Air Crew Report 3132.


B-17 42-30234 Crew

P1LTLewis Martin MillerKIA
CP2LTWilliam Patrick IversonKIA
BOMB1LTWalter George KoenigKIA
ENG/TTS/SGTDonald Alva BeckwithKIA
ROS/SGTEdward Robert RogowskiPOW
BTS/SGTRobert Milo LeeKIA
WGS/SGTCharles Floyd HeraldPOW
WGS/SGTWilliam F. Herman Jr.POW
TGS/SGTAugust F. Suhay Jr.KIA

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