B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-37950 / Dinah Might

B-17 #42-37950 / Dinah Mightzoom_in



  • RCL: 7D-D

MACR: 2538


History of
B-17 42-37950 / Dinah Might

Delivered Denver 23/10/43; Walla Walla 9/11/43; Assigned 731BS/452BG [7D-D] Deopham Green 4/1/44; 1m Missing in Action Frankfurt 10/2/44; enemy aircraft, crash landed Noord-Oost Polder, near Leeuwarden, Hol. some wreckage found years later when part of Zuider Zee was cleared. Missing Air Crew Report 2538. DINAH (DYNAH) MITE.

Last updated: 2. January 2019


B-17 42-37950 / Dinah Might Details

B-17 #42-37950 Dinah Might

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B-17 42-37950 / Dinah Might Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 2LT Thomas F. Sharpless POW
CP 2LT Clyde V. Cassill POW WIA. Shot in the leg in the air
BOMB 2LT August J. Fleischbein EVD/POW
ENG/TT S/SGT Lawrence S. Moses POW WIA, 20mm frag in knee
RO S/SGT John W. Mosteller POW
BT S/SGT Freeman W. Fischer POW
WG SGT David Fineman POW
WG SGT J.E. Herschel Shaw POW
TG SGT Leslie C. Tiedman POW

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