B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-39982

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-39982


MACR: 2592

Missions: 22


History of
B-17 42-39982

Delivered Long Beach 20/10/43; Gr Island 12/11/43; Assigned 32BS/301BG Oudna 23/11/43; Cerignola 7/12/43; Lucera 1/2/44; {22m} Missing in Action Regensburg 25/2/44 with John Walker, Co-pilot: Barile, Navigator: Sant Amour, Bombardier: Andermann, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Oyer, Radio Operator: Wages, Ball turret gunner: McCue, Waist gunner: Snoddy (8 Prisoner of War);Tail gunner: Kendall (Killed in Action);. enemy aircraft, crashed Spittal, Austria; Missing Air Crew Report 2592.


B-17 42-39982 Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 2LT John P. Walker POW
CP 2LT Anthony P Barile POW
BOMB 2LT Charles P. Anderman POW
ENG/TT SGT Robert L. Oyer POW
RO S/SGT Thomas B Wages POW
BT SGT Jesse A. McCue POW
WG S/SGT Jack Snoddy POW
TG S/SGT Willard S. Kendall KIA

Write comment