B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-31543 / Nine Yanks and a Jerk

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-31543 / Nine Yanks and a Jerk


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B-17 42-31543 / Nine Yanks and a Jerk

Delivered Cheyenne 20/11/43; Gr Island 5/12/43; Presque Is 14/12/43; RAF Valley 20/12/43; Assigned: 332BS/94BG [XM-D] Rougham 21/12/43; MIA Augsburg 13/4/44 Pilot: Carl McDowell, Co-Pilot: John Leaf, Navigator: Simon Sanger, tog-Sgt Powell, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Risch Adams{wia}, Radio Operator: Gaston McCurdy, Ball Turret Gunner: Bob Sampson, Waist Gunner: Jeff Shelton, Waist Gunner: Harry Swift (\’Swett), Tail Gunner: Milton Moore; flak damage and runaway prop #1, ditched 25 miles off English coast on return; (10RTD). NINE YANKS AND A JERK.

Last updated: 17. March 2019


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