History of the
B-17 #42-3552 / The Flyin’ Ginny

Delivered Denver 29/7/43; Grand Island 10/8/43; Assigned 339BS/96BG [QJ-L] Snetterton 1/9/43; 338BS [BX-L] Missing in Action Frankfurt 29/1/44 with Claude Farris, Co-pilot: Chas Ray, Navigator: Marcus Waters, Bombardier: Dave Helsabeck, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Art Siciliano, Radio Operator: Walt Garber, Ball turret gunner: Harry Lindsey, Waist gunner: Elmer Cowen, Waist gunner: Bob Schultz,Tail gunner: Harry Wells (10 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft, nose caught fire, crashed on Leissberg, near Gudesweiler, six miles NW of St Wendel, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 2379. THE FLYIN’ GINNY.

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  1. von Gordy Farris am 20. May 2019 17:57 Uhr

    Claude Farris, pilot, was my dad. Was a prisoner of war for 1 1/2 years


    • von Antonio siciliano am 19. September 2019 4:38 Uhr

      Art Siciliano was my uncle,great guy lot of crazy stories about being a P.O.W.


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