B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-3310 / Blood, Guts and Rust

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-3310 / Blood, Guts and Rust


  • RCL: BI-F

MACR: 396


History of
B-17 42-3310 / Blood, Guts and Rust

Delivered Cheyenne 2/6/43; Dow Fd 11/7/43; Assigned 568BS/390BG [BI-F] Framlingham 14/7/43; Missing in Action Schweinfurt 17/8/43 with Wade Sneed, Co-pilot: John Wenzel, Navigator: Melvin Breckenridge, Bombardier: Scott Barrows, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bertil Olsen, Radio Operator: Virgil Ulven, Ball turret gunner: Fred Oppelt, Waist gunner: John Danielson, Waist gunner: Clarry Pane,Tail gunner: Carl Spirito (10 Returned to Duty) flak, ditched Mediterranean Sea 13 miles off Bone, North Africa, all rescued. Missing Air Crew Report 396. BLOOD, GUTS AND RUST.

Last updated: 31. May 2017


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