B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-37864 / Marty

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-37864 / Marty


  • RCL: IE-K

MACR: 4938


History of
B-17 42-37864 / Marty

Delivered Denver 25/10/43; Harvard 29/10/43; ass 709BS/447BG [IE-K] Rattlesden 21/11/43; MIA Brussels 20/5/44 Pilot: Chas Mitchell, Co-Pilot: Ed Frost, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Andy Marsin, Ball Turret Gunner: Gene Szulczewski, Waist Gunner: Bob Sasse, Waist Gunner: Dick Kindic, Tail Gunner: Ray McCarthy (7EVD); Navigator: Joe Keenan, Bombardier: Leo McLaughlin, Radio Operator: Paul Dickerson (3POW); actually hit by friendly fire from another 447BG B-17, crashed Neerbeck, seven miles NE of Maarstricht, Hol. MACR 4938.

Last updated: 16. December 2018


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