B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-37783 / Dodie aka Call Her Savage

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-37783 / Dodie aka Call Her Savage


  • RCL: XR-B

MACR: 4166


History of
B-17 42-37783 / Dodie aka Call Her Savage

Delivered Denver 26/8/43; Scott 29/9/43; Assigned 384BG Grafton Underwood 2/11/43; transferred 349BS/100BG [XR-B] Thorpe Abbotts 2/11/43 DODIE; Missing in Action Hamm 22/4/44 with Frank Harte, Navigator: Carl Conley, Waist gunner: Tom McDonald (3 Killed in Action); Co-pilot: John Coppinger, Bombardier: T/Sgt Wallace Meyer, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Paul Carlson, Radio Operator: Weston Rodkey, Ball turret gunner: Felix McIntosh, Waist gunner: Ed Coley,Tail gunner: George McMullin (7 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft damaged #3 and lagged behind, crashed Obershelden, four miles N of Siegen, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 4166. CALL HER SAVAGE.

Last updated: 10. December 2022


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