B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-3272 / Captain Bill

B-17 #42-3272 / Captain Billzoom_in

Source:
www.awm.gov.au [Public Domain]

Manufacturer:
Douglas

  • RCL: DS-M

MACR: 92

Missions: 10

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History of
B-17 42-3272 / Captain Bill

Delivered Denver 16/4/43; New Castle 29/4/43; La Guardia 30/8/43; Assigned 510BS/351BG [TU-M] Polebrook 28/5/43; 511BS [DS-M]; Missing in Action {10m} Hamburg 25/7/43 with Edwin Boyd, Navigator: Delbart Ray, Bombardier: Eldon Tolman, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Ed Hamlin (4 Prisoner of War); Co-pilot: Joe Perkins, Radio Operator: Chas Cavanaugh, Ball turret gunner: Joe Keen, Waist gunner: Albert Garrison, Waist gunner: John Lewis,Tail gunner: Roy Weatherford (6 Killed in Action); enemy aircraft KO’d #3 then attacked again, crashed Schmalfeld, three miles N of Kaltenkirchen, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 92. CAPTAIN BILL.

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