History of the
B-17 #42-32089 / Mountaineer

Delivered Cheyenne 28/1/44; Gr Island 11/2/44; Presque Is 21/2/44; Assigned 570BS/390BG [DI-W] Framlingham 22/2/44; Missing in Action Magdeburg (26m) 28/5/44 with Adolph Mathias, Co-pilot: Henry Gerards, Navigator: Joe Freyland, Bombardier: Quinton Bass, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Jerry Wolf, Radio Operator: Chas Abbott, Ball turret gunner: Chas Oliver, Waist gunner: Roy Veale, Waist gunner: Larry Spencer,Tail gunner: Leon Walker (10 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft shot off #1engine cowling, crashed Holzhausen, 16 miles E of Magdeburg, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 5257.

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  1. von Steve Robinson am 12. November 2019 1:32 Uhr

    Hello, wonderful site you provide. The Flight engineer/top turret gunner, Jerry Wolf, is a neighbor of mine in northern Virginia (near Washington DC). I had the pleasure of visiting him recently, and he often speaks at veterans’ events. An excellent video of him is provided in this “Web” link.
    https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=WWII+Army+Air+Corps+veteran+Jerry+Wolf&qpvt=WWII+Army+Air+Corps+veteran+Jerry+Wolf&view=detail&mid=749D35AD7A49E1EC50FA749D35AD7A49E1EC50FA&rvsmid=A661C5C4787EDD7D82A6A661C5C4787EDD7D82A6&FORM=VDRVRV

    Thank you for this web site.

    Here is another link to an interview with Jerry:
    https://www.wwiimemorialfriends.org/voices/jerry-wolf/

    Steve Robinson
    US Air Force, retired

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    • von b17flyingfortress.de am 12. November 2019 16:58 Uhr

      Thank you for sharing! 🙂

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