B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31189 / Paragon

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31189 / Paragon


  • RCL: FR-X

MACR: 7358


History of
B-17 42-31189 / Paragon

Delivered Cheyenne 29/9/43; Gr Island 22/10/43; Memphis 4/11/43; Assigned 525BS/379BG [FR-X] Kimbolton 22/11/43; Missing in Action Leipzig 7/7/44. flak KO’d #3, crashed Noord-Oost-Polder, NE of Emmeloord, Hol. Phil Cimino (KIA – actually after joining Resistance in Belgium was killed by German machine gun fire on 10/9/44) Missing Air Crew Report 7358.

Last updated: 10. May 2017


B-17 42-31189 / Paragon Details

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B-17 42-31189 / Paragon Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 1st SGT Robert M. Harrah POW
CP 2LT Robert E. Giles POW
BOMB 2LT Joseph L. Ashbrook POW
ENG/TT S/SGT John Alexanian EVD
RO T/SGT Phillip Cimino KIA shot dead 10 Sept 44
BT S/SGT Kenneth E. Mays POW
WG S/SGT Frank E. Garofalo EVD
TG S/SGT William R. Campbell EVD

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