B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31336

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31336


MACR: 2347

Missions: 6


History of
B-17 42-31336

Delivered Vandalia 26/10/43; Assigned: 561BS/388BG Knettishall 14/12/43; MIA Frankfurt 10/2/44 Pilot: Bob Tolles, Co-Pilot: Ed Moerbe, Navigator: Bill Conway, Bombardier: Harry Wasserstom, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Cliff Raymond, Radio Operator: Vernon Klenk, Ball Turret Gunner: Larry Jacobson, Waist Gunner: Bob Barrington, Waist Gunner: Dick Evans, Tail Gunner: George Millar (10KIA); Enemy aircraft, probably crashed North Sea. MACR 2347.

Last updated: 14. May 2023


B-17 42-31336 Details

Aircraft #336 with #4 engine feathered last seen in the vicinity of the Dutch border. The aircraft was dropping back and losing altitude and was under enemy fighter attack. It eventually disappeared into the clouds while still under attack by enemy aircraft. No chutes were seen.

Source: MACR 2347


B-17 42-31336 Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 2LT Robert Milton Tolles KIA
CP 2LT Edward Emil Moerbe KIA
BOMB 2LT Harold Henry Wasserstrom KIA
ENG/TT T/SGT Clifford Cornelius Raymond KIA
RO T/SGT Vernon Francis Klenk KIA
BT S/SGT Lawrence William Jacobson KIA
WG S/SGT Robert Lanier Barrington KIA
WG S/SGT Richard R. Evans KIA
TG S/SGT George Millar, Jr. KIA

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