B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-37956 / The Hard Way

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-37956 / The Hard Way


MACR: 4179


History of
B-17 42-37956 / The Hard Way

Delivered Denver 26/10/43; Walla Walla 9/11/43; ass 729BS/452BG Deopham Green 3/1/44; MIA Pas de Calais 20/4/44 Pilot: Joe Thomas, Co-Pilot: Lt ‘ Boyer, Navigator: Harry Holley, Ball Turret Gunner: Arnold Fisher, Waist Gunner: Jim Owens, Waist Gunner: Will Strom, (6RTD- picked up by ASR within an hour!); Bombardier: Clyde Rasmussen, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Dick Hoffer, Radio Operator: Fred Fuller, Tail Gunner: Mike Lamere (4KIA); flak KOd #2 and #3, ditched Channel just outside Calais harbour; MACR 4179.

Last updated: 2. July 2018


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