B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-37793 / Spirit Of Winsome Winn II

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  • RCL: SO-X

MACR: 3844

Missions: 13


History of
B-17 42-37793 / Spirit Of Winsome Winn II

Delivered Denver 30/8/43; Scott 17/9/43; Assigned 547BS/384BG [SO-X] Grafton Underwood 2/11/43; on return from ops force landed at London Rd, Brighton, Sx, UK 8/2/44 with Norman De Frees, crew unknown (10 Returned to Duty); Missing in Action Oberpfaffenhofen 18/3/44 with Roger Smith, Co-pilot: Jack McKinney, Navigator: Harry Harvey, Bombardier: John Dudla, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bruno Kaminski, Radio Operator: Earl Kendall, Ball turret gunner: Chas Danko, Waist gunner: Chester Boney, Waist gunner: Gerald Hamilton,Tail gunner: Jesse Green (10INT); flak, crash landed small airfield at Altenrhein, near Lake Constance, Switz; Missing Air Crew Report 3843 (3484?). SPIRIT OF WINSOME WINN II.

Last updated: 12. May 2019


B-17 42-37793 / Spirit Of Winsome Winn II Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 1LT Roger C. Smith INT
CP 2LT Jack N. McKinney INT
ENG/TT T/SGT Bruno Kaminski INT
RO T/SGT Earl F. Kendall INT
BT S/SGT Charles G. Danko INT
WG S/SGT Chester J. Boney INT
WG S/SGT Gerald T. Hamilton INT
TG S/SGT Jesse B. Green INT
TOG T/SGT John R. Dudla INT

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