B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31226 / The Saint and Ten Sinners

B-17 #42-31226 / The Saint and Ten Sinnerszoom_in

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Manufacturer:
Boeing

  • RCL: IN-G

MACR: 4345

Missions: 2

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History of
B-17 42-31226 / The Saint and Ten Sinners

Delivered Denver 4/10/43; Gr Island 16/10/43; Memphis 19/10/43; Assigned 613BS/401BG [IN-G] Deenethorpe 22/12/43; Missing in Action Berlin 29/4/44 with Don Butterfoss, Co-pilot: Bob Westfall, Navigator: Bernie Boyle, Bombardier: Bob Kerpen, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Alf Truszkowski, Radio Operator: Roger McCauley, Ball turret gunner: Everett Stanley, Waist gunner: John Reeves,Tail gunner: Bill Lee (9 Prisoner of War); Waist gunner: Bill Watkins (evaded capture); flak KOd #1 and #2, crashed Veldweg, two miles W of Beekbergen, Hol; Missing Air Crew Report 4345.

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B-17 42-31226 / The Saint and Ten Sinners Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 2LT Donald E. Butterfoss POW
CP 2LT Robert L. Westfall POW
BOMB 2LT Robert C. Kerpen POW
ENG/TT S/SGT Alfred J. Truskowski POW
RO S/SGT Roger R. McCauley POW
BT SGT Everett W. Stanley POW
WG SGT William F. Watkins EVD
WG SGT John W. Reeves POW
TG SGT William H. Lee POW

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