B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-3222 / Deuces Wild

B-17 #42-3222 / Deuces Wildzoom_in



  • RCL: JD-P

MACR: 292


History of
B-17 42-3222 / Deuces Wild

Delivered Cheyenne 1-Apr-43; Dow Field 23-May-43; Assigned 545BS/384BG [JD-P] Grafton Underwood 28-May-43; Missing in Action Schweinfurt 17-Aug-43 Shot down by enemy aircraft and crashed at Reichenbach, Germany 10 miles south of Darmstadt, Ger. 2KIA 8POW Missing Air Crew Report 292. DUECES WILD.

Last updated: 15. March 2019


B-17 42-3222 / Deuces Wild Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 1LT Frank G. Mattes KIA
CP 2LT Arthur J. Thompson, Jr. POW
BOMB 2LT Adam Konefal KIA
ENG/TT T/SGT William A. Miller POW
RO T/SGT Homer T. Flatter POW
BT S/SGT James C. Rhodes POW
WG S/SGT Thomas Hay POW
WG S/SGT John P. Thompson POW
TG S/SGT Edward J. Garcia POW

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