B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31338 / Hard To Get

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31338 / Hard To Get


MACR: 2540


History of
B-17 42-31338 / Hard To Get

Delivered Cheyenne 22/10/43; Walla Walla 10/11/43; Assigned 728BS/452BG Deopham Green 1/1/44; Missing in Action Brunswick 10/2/44 with Ken Smith, Co-pilot: Bob Nixon, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Chas Hacic, Ball turret gunner: Harvey Fleming, Waist gunner: Floyd Holman, Waist gunner: Russell Moss,Tail gunner: Ken Burns (7 Prisoner of War); Navigator: John Nightingale, Bombardier: Bill Doyle, Radio Operator: Roy Morris (3 Killed in Action); enemy aircraft, crashed near Kemmel, Belg., five miles E of Hildesheim, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 2540. HARD TO GET.

Last updated: 14. May 2017


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