B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-39803 / The Wolf

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-39803 / The Wolf


  • RCL: DF-Y

MACR: 2235


History of
B-17 42-39803 / The Wolf

Delivered Long Beach Assigned 324BS/91BG [DF-Y] Bassingbourn 7/10/43; 16m Missing in Action Frankfurt 4/2/44 with Fewer McGee, Co-pilot: Max Sweyer, Navigator: Don Vandervelden, Bombardier: Ed Bauer, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Bill Graham, Ball turret gunner: Tom McMenamin, Waist gunner: Frank Kashock,Tail gunner: Rich Bodine (8 Prisoner of War); Radio Operator: Walt Getsey, Waist gunner: Cliff Kirkpatrick (2 Killed in Action); heavy flak barrage, crashed Sevelen, near Geldern 13 miles NW of Krefeld, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 2235. THE WOLF.

Last updated: 20. September 2023


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