B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-3190 / Mr Five by Five aka Nip ‘N Tuck

B-17 #42-3190 / Mr Five by Five aka Nip ‘N Tuckzoom_in

Source:
www.americanairmuseum.com

Manufacturer:
Douglas

  • RCL: TS-W, QE-W

MACR: 114

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History of
B-17 42-3190 / Mr Five by Five aka Nip ‘N Tuck

Delivered Cheyenne 15/3/43; Bangor 23/5/43; Assigned 333BS/94BG [TS-W] Rougham /43; (332BS [QE-W] Missing in Action Le Bourget 14/7/43 with Capt Kee Harrison*, Co-pilot: Dave Turner*, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Jim Curtis*, Ball turret gunner: Jefferson Polk (3 evaded capture – these three* eventually walked to Spain and returned UK); Navigator: Bob Conroy, Bombardier: Roscoe Greene, Radio Operator: Chas McNemar, Ball turret gunner: Jefferson Polk, Waist gunner: Earl Porath, Waist gunner: Dick Lewis,Tail gunner: Einos Asiala (7 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft KO’d #2 & #4 and destroying oxygen bottles, crash landed Berengeville-la-Campagne, five miles NE of Evreux, Fr. Missing Air Crew Report 114. MR FIVE BY FIVE aka NIP ‘N TUCK. (Restored by Luftwaffe.)

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B-17 42-3190 / Mr Five by Five aka Nip ‘N Tuck Details

Shot down by Oblt. Egon Mayer, III./JG2.

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B-17 42-3190 / Mr Five by Five aka Nip ‘N Tuck Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P CPT Ken H. Harrison EVD
CP 2LT David H. Turner EVD
BOMB 2LT Roscoe F. Greene EVD
ENG/TT S/SGT James H. Curtis EVD
RO T/SGT Charles H. McNemar POW
BT S/SGT Jefferson D. Polk EVD
WG S/SGT Earl L. Porath POW
WG S/SGT Richard H. Lewis POW
TG S/SGT Einos Asiala POW

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