B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-3544 / Stars And Stripes

B-17 #42-3544 / Stars And Stripeszoom_in


  • RCL: SG-B

History of
B-17 42-3544 / Stars And Stripes

Delivered Denver 27/7/43; Gd Island 12/8/43; Assigned 550BS/385BG [SG-B] Gt Ashfield 9/43; battle damaged Bordeaux 6/1/44 with Bill Morris, Co-pilot: Dennis Ziebarth, Navigator: Dick Proctor, Bombardier: Bob Totaro, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Russ Stevens, Waist gunner: Stan Lowitz (8 Killed in Action);Tail gunner: Buirnell Hamilton (seriously wounded-but Returned to Duty); crash landed Brook Farm, Badwell Ash, Sfk, UK. Salvaged 7/1/44, STARS AND STRIPES.

Last updated: 11. February 2018


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