B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-38211 / Sleepy Time Gal

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-38211 / Sleepy Time Gal

Manufacturer:
Douglas

  • RCL: 7D-M

MACR: 3193

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History of
B-17 42-38211 / Sleepy Time Gal

Delivered Denver 16/1/44; Presque Is 12/44; Assigned 731BS/452BG [7D-M] Deopham Green 9/2/44; Missing in Action Berlin 8/3/44 with Theo McDonald, Navigator: Jacob Moskowitz, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Merle Cline, Radio Operator: Wilburn Rowden, Ball turret gunner: Bill Valigura, Waist gunner: Wendell Dowell, Waist gunner: Chas Bardorf,Tail gunner: Bob Allen (8 Prisoner of War); Co-pilot: John Godsey, Bombardier: Anton Harris (2KIA- shot on ground); enemy aircraft KO’d two engines, pilor ordered crew to bale, then crash landed alone at Landratsberg, between Borstel and Nopke, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 3193. SLEEPY TIME GAL.

Last updated: 25. May 2017

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