B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-32070 / Lonesome Polcat

B-17 #42-32070 / Lonesome Polcatzoom_in



  • RCL: 9Z-A

MACR: 4363


History of
B-17 42-32070 / Lonesome Polcat

Delivered Cheyenne 21/1/44; Gr Island 14/2/44; Presque Is 13/3/44; Assigned 729BS/452BG [9Z- ] Deopham Green 13/3/44; Missing in Action Warnemunde 9/4/44 with Joe Patterson, Bombardier: Doug Galloway, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Nielan Smith, Radio Operator: Earl Greenbroke leg during attack, Waist gunner: Alf Dickmann,Tail gunner: Tony LaRusso (6 Prisoner of War); Co-pilot: Tony Gill, Navigator: Chas Markowitz, Ball turret gunner: Mansfield Hooper, Waist gunner: Jim Valley (4 evaded capture); flak KOd #2 and other damage, crash landed near Ryde school on Laaland, six miles SE of Nakskov, Den. Missing Air Crew Report 4363.

Last updated: 14. May 2019


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