B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-30790

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-30790


  • RCL: DS-Q

MACR: 878


History of
B-17 42-30790

Delivered Cheyenne 28/7/43; Gore 29/7/43; Cheyenne 4/8/43; Dalhart 15/8/43; Assigned 511BS/351BG [DS-Q] Polebrook 22/9/43; Missing in Action {2m} Anklam 9/10/43 with Capt Harry Morse, Co-pilot: George Nicolescu, Navigator: Capt Chas Shaw, Bombardier: Ben Fincher, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bill Doubledee, Radio Operator: George Lee, Ball turret gunner: Jim Vander Laan, Waist gunner: Joe Hill, Waist gunner: Carl Pettus,Tail gunner: Torrido Marcial, foto-Rich Getchell (11 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft set wing on fire, crashed Anklam area, Missing Air Crew Report 878. CUE BALL.

Last updated: 24. January 2018


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