B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-3043 / Hitler’s Gremlin

B-17 #42-3043 / Hitler’s Gremlinzoom_in

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a2asimulations.com

Manufacturer:
Douglas

  • RCL: LL-B
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History of
B-17 42-3043 / Hitler’s Gremlin

Delivered Denver 29/1/43; Assigned 401BS/91BG [LL-B] Bassingbourn 22/4/43; Missing in Action 16m Schweinfurt 17/8/43 with Gene Lockhart, Co-pilot: Clive Woodbury, Navigator: Granville Williams, Bombardier: Bob Sherwin, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Ted Cetnarowski, Radio Operator: Bill Darden, Ball turret gunner: George Serafin, Waist gunner: Chester Raphoom, Waist gunner: John Husick,Tail gunner: Art Burns (10 Returned to Duty); severely damaged by enemy aircraft, continued to target but never reached home base, ditched North Sea, all rescued by RAF Walrus from Hawkinge and taxied back to Ramsgate. HITLER’S GREMLIN.

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B-17 42-3043 / Hitler’s Gremlin Details

B-17 #42-3043 'Hitler's Gremlin'. Screenshot from Memphis Belle Movie (1944)

B-17 #42-3043 Hitler’s Gremlin. Screenshot from Memphis Belle Movie (1944)

Photos Lt. Lockhart Crew

42-3043 / Hitler's Gremlin Lockhart Crew on 15 August 1943

Lockhart Crew on 15 August 1943

 

42-3043 / Hitler's Gremlin Lockhart Crew on 18 August 1943

Lockhart Crew on 18 August 1943

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B-17 42-3043 / Hitler’s Gremlin Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 1LT Eugene M. Lockhart RSC
CP 2LT Clive M. Woodbury RSC
BOMB 2LT Robert P. Sherwin RSC
ENG/TT T/SGT Ted R. Cetnarowski RSC
RO T/SGT William C. Darden RSC
BT S/SGT George Serafin RSC
WG S/SGT Chester W. Raphoon RSC
WG S/SGT John Husick RSC
TG S/SGT Arthur W. Burns RSC

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