History of the
B-17 #42-5133

Delivered Denver 29/2/42; West Palm Beach 7/1/43; Assigned 342BS/97BG Biskra 15/1/43; Chateau-du-Rhumel 3/2/43; Missing in Action Palermo 17/4/43 with Harry Schirmer, Murray, Price, Reed, Stout, Rosetti, Starin, Pollock, Somers, Lyons (10 Killed in Action); Missing Air Crew Report 3684 & 16527.

Details 42-5133

Harold P. Schirmer in the Cockpit. Photo by courtesy of Donna M. Myers.

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  1. von Donna M Myers am 09. June 2019 14:11 Uhr

    The name of the B-17 42-5133 was the Lady Luck. My mother’s brother was the 1st Ltd pilot on this plane Harold P Schirmer. I have a picture of the plane with him


    • von Pamela Bulger am 18. November 2019 6:46 Uhr

      Donna, Do you have any other information about your relative? My great uncle was the tail gunner on this plane. We have no information.


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