B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31520

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31520


  • RCL: A

MACR: 5300 / KSU/ME/KU: 2009


History of
B-17 42-31520

Delivered Denver 16/11/43; Spokane 19/11/43; Gr Island 24/11/43; Wendover 12/12/43; Rapid City 10/4/44; Assigned 751BS/457BG [A] Glatton 26/1/44; Missing in Action Cologne 28/5/44 with Clyde Knipfer, Co-pilot: Dick Bruha, Navigator: George Dardzinski, Bombardier: Stan Gray, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Steve Volt, Radio Operator: Nick Bendino, Ball turret gunner: Nick Furrie, Waist gunner: Percy Waltho,Tail gunner: Joshua Goldstein (9 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft, crashed Doellbach, seven miles S of Fulda, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 5300.

Last updated: 27. August 2021


B-17 42-31520 Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 1LT Clyde B. Knipfer POW
CP 2LT Richard A. Bruha POW
BOMB 2LT Stanley V. Gray POW
ENG/TT T/SGT Stephen T. Voit POW
RO T/SGT Nicholas F. Bendino POW
BT S/SGT Nicholas D. Furrie POW
WG S/SGT Percy Waltho POW
TG S/SGT Joshua Goldstein POW

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