B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-38146

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-38146


  • RCL: YB-D

MACR: 7323


History of
B-17 42-38146

Delivered Denver 27/12/43; Gr Island 6/1/44; Assigned 508BS/351BG [YB-D] Polebrook 29/2/44; Missing in Action 37m Merseburg 29/7/44 with John Morton, Co-pilot: Warren Bragdon, Navigator: Bill Fuerth, Bombardier: McCaleb Taylor, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Jim Ellis, Radio Operator: Maurice Franzblau, Ball turret gunner: Fenton Strohmeyer, Waist gunner: Clarry McGuire,Tail gunner: Guido Signoretti (9 Killed in Action); flak hit and on way down exploded in mid-air, crashed Benndorf, W of Merseburg, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 7323.


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