History of the
B-17 #42-31481

Delivered Cheyenne 6/11/43; Gr Island 21/11/43; Wilmington 30/11/43; Presque Is 1/12/43; Prestwick 7/12/43; Assigned 510BS/351BG [TU-B] Polebrook 2/1/44; Missing in Action {1m} Oschersleben 11/1/44 with Dick Case, Co-pilot: George Smith, Navigator: Ed Jackson, Bombardier: Dave Steed, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Don Hanson, Radio Operator: Jim Wiersma, Ball turret gunner: Dave Flanzbaum, Waist gunner: Harry Simmons, Waist gunner: Harry Peters (9 Prisoner of War);Tail gunner: Ray Howard (Killed in Action); enemy aircraft, crashed Forest House, Donnershagen National Park, 11 miles SE of Holzminden, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 1941.

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  1. von Megan Haney am 14. August 2018 23:30 Uhr

    My Grandfather was Jim Wiersma, the radioman.


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