History of the
B-17 #42-3293 / Slightly Dangerous

Delivered Denver 2/5/43; Dow Fd 15/6/43; Assigned 360BS/303BG Molesworth 12/8/43; transferred 560BS/388BG Knettishall 8/43; Missing in Action Stuttgart 6/9/43 with Demetrious Karnezis, Co-pilot: John George (2 evaded capture); Navigator: Bill Frazier, Bombardier: Rich Loveless, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Arthur Gay (3 Prisoner of War); Radio Operator: Jean Lawrence, Ball turret gunner: Alvin Morrison, Waist gunner: Ashby Smith, Waist gunner: Ray Schwabenbaur,Tail gunner: George Lincoln (5 Killed in Action); enemy aircraft, crashed La Chapelle-Champigny, near Sarbonne, Fr. Missing Air Crew Report 3113. SLIGHTLY DANGEROUS.

Crew 42-3293 / Slightly Dangerous

P1LTDemetrios KarnezisEVD
CP2LTJohn Wendell GeorgeEVD
BOMB2LTRichard Vincent LovelessPOW
ENG/TTT/SGTArthur Coles GayPOW
ROT/SGTJean Alexander LawrenceKIA
BTS/SGTAlvin Elwood MorrisonKIA
WGS/SGTRaymond Patrick SchwabenbauerKIA
WGS/SGTAshpy Evans SmithKIA
TGS/SGTGeorge Louis LincolnKIA

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  1. von Paul Gates am 22. May 2019 4:55 Uhr

    I am honored to have had Mr. Karnezis as my Aeronautics Instructor. He is a great American Hero and a good friend of my Father John Gates.


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