B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-39839

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-39839


  • RCL: DS-D

History of
B-17 42-39839

Delivered Long Beach 16/9/43; Scott 18/10/43; Assigned 401BG Deenethorpe 14/10/43; transferred 511BS/351BG [DS-D] Polebrook 18/11/43; {1m} battle damaged Bremen 26/11/43, with Clarry Lemley, crew ? (9 Returned to Duty), Ball turret gunner: Chas Foubert (Killed in Action) crash landed on approach to RAF Marham, Nfk, no gas. Salvaged 2 SAD Watton 28/11/43 for use by 8AF HQ; retUS 4104 BU Rome 30/3/47.


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