History of the
B-17 #42-5378

Delivered at Tulsa 26-Nov-42; New Castle 11-Dec-42; Assigned 367BS/306BG [GY- ] Thurleigh 1-Jan-43; Missing in Action on 6-Mar-43 on mission to bomb the U-Boat pens at Lorient, France. The aircraft came under heavy fighter attack shortly after rounding the Brest Peninsula and the aircraft was abandoned. Exact crash location not determined. No Missing Air Crew Report was ever made documenting this loss. 3KIA 6POW 1EVD.

Crew 42-5378

P1LTEarl C. TunnellPOW
CP1LTRobert E. BiggsEVD
BOMB1LTAndrew J. FriedrichPOW
ENG/TTT/SGTCharles K. Kirby, Jr.POW
ROT/SGTRobert A. SiavagePOW
BTT/SGTGeorge A. TracyKIA
WGS/SGTErnest C. MaynardKIA
WGS/SGTChalres D. Hill, Jr.POW
TGS/SGTDonald TunstallPOW

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