B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31446 / Little Pete

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31446 / Little Pete


MACR: 3289


History of
B-17 42-31446 / Little Pete

Delivered Cheyenne 9/11/43; Gt Falls 27/11/43; Assigned 429BS/2BG Amendola 9/12/43; Missing in Action Klagenfurt 19/3/44 with Jennings Marshall, Co-pilot: Chris Kelly*, Navigator: Chas Edmonds*, Bombardier: Jack Thomas*, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Harry Freel, Radio Operator: Yates Rollins, Ball turret gunner: Ed DeBresky, Waist gunner: Coleman Moberly*, Waist gunner: Ben Schmalriede (9 Prisoner of War);Tail gunner: Paul Johnson*, [*463BG] (evaded capture); enemy aircraft firing rockets and 20mm cannon, crashed mountains; Missing Air Crew Report 3289. LITTLE PETE.

Last updated: 13. August 2017


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