History of the
B-17 #42-3462 / San Antonio Rose

Delivered Denver 29/6/43; Dow 14/7/43; Assigned 336BS/95BG [ET-B] Horham 18/7/43; battle damaged by enemy aircraft Schweinfurt 14/10/43 with L.L. Kerr, 7RTD; Waist gunner: Robert Roy, Waist gunner: Steve Smierksi,Tail gunner: Bob Crawford (3 Prisoner of War), Missing Air Crew Report 856; Missing in Action (23m) Brunswick 21/2/44 with Morris Marks, Co-pilot: Frank Derenberg, Navigator: Delmar Decker, Bombardier: George Amberg, Radio Operator: Harry Cook, Ball turret gunner: Rod Hines, Waist gunner: Larry Cuyler,Tail gunner: Arden Miner (8 Killed in Action); Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Chas Barnthson, Waist gunner: Barclay Glover (2 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft, crashed in swamp near Zegveld, 12 miles W of Utrecht, Hol. Missing Air Crew Report 2424 (856). SAN ANTONIO ROSE.

Crew 42-3462 / San Antonio Rose

P2LTMorris R. MarksKIA
CP2LTFrank W. DerenbergKIA
BOMBF/OGeorge J. AmbergPOW
ENG/TTT/SGTCharles W. BarnthsonKIA
ROT/SGTHarold E. CookKIA
BTS/SGTRodney D. HinesKIA
WGSGTBarclay W. GloverPOW
WGS/SGTLarry M. CuylerKIA
TGS/SGTArden L. MinerKIA

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  1. von NIimson Kausu am 20. October 2019 22:50 Uhr

    The plane is still in the jungles of East Britain province….as per reports from locals….unless team sent by DPAA change their attitudes towards locals ..then they will open up and information will be given…..use the local seurity and museum team…they will give you the right information


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