B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-39826 / Stubborn aka Tempermental Jean

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-39826 / Stubborn aka Tempermental Jean

Manufacturer:
Lockheed/Vega

  • RCL: SC-H

MACR: 1678

Missions: 4

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History of
B-17 42-39826 / Stubborn aka Tempermental Jean

Delivered Long Beach 119/43; Scott 23/10/43; Assigned 612BS/401BG [SC-H] Deenethorpe 31/10/43; Missing in Action Ludwigshafen 30/12/43 with Traian Neag, Navigator: Elmer Santos, Bombardier: Okey Deraimo, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Howard Monzingo, Radio Operator: Bill Bardon, Ball turret gunner: Burt Purwin, Waist gunner: Ben Daszkiewicz, Waist gunner: Marvin Hill, Tail gunner: Jim Farrell (9 Prisoner of War); Co-pilot: John England (Killed in Action); flak, crashed three miles E of Zierolshofen, eight miles E of Strasbourg, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 1678. STUBBORN JEAN.

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B-17 42-39826 / Stubborn aka Tempermental Jean Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 2LT Traian Neag POW
CP 2LT John P. England KIA
BOMB 2LT Okey DeRaimo POW
ENG/TT S/SGT Howard P. Monzingo POW
RO T/SGT William C. Bardon POW
BT S/SGT Bert A. Purwin POW
WG S/SGT Benjamin Daszkiewicz POW
WG SGT Marvin H. Hill POW
TG S/SGT James E. Farrell POW

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