History of the
B-17 #42-30624 / Queen Bee

Delivered Amarillo 1/7/43; Cheyenne 26/7/43; Dyersburg 7/8/43; Assigned: 322BS/91BG [LG-Q] Bassingbourn 23/9/43; MIA Emden 27/9/43 Pilot: Cleo Struble, Co-Pilot: Bob Schweitzer, Navigator: Dave Lee{died in hospital 4/10/43}, Bombardier: Norman Pidgeon, Radio Operator: Carl Wiedebusch (5KIA), Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Delmar Morgan, Waist Gunner: Pete DeSanto, Waist Gunner: Francis Stevens, Ball Turret Gunner: Ralph Aford, Tail Gunner: Burdette Rausch (5POW); Enemy aircraft, crashed Ihlowerfehn, 11 miles W of Emden, Germany. MACR 669. Salvaged. 30/9/43.

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