B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-5411 / Shady Lady

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-5411 / Shady Lady


MACR: 1988


History of
B-17 42-5411 / Shady Lady

Delivered Cheyenne 2/12/42; Homestead 25/12/42; Assigned 96BS/2BG Navarin 23/3/43; Chateau-du-Rhumel 27/4/43; Ain M’Lila 17/6/43; Massicault 31/7/43; Bizerte 2/12/43; Amendola 9/12/43; Missing in Action {34m} Sofia 24/1/44, with Warren Lins, Co-pilot: Gene Ralph, Navigator: Howard Scarborough, Bombardier: George Crank, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Clarence Bolt, Radio Operator: Bill Johnson, Ball turret gunner: Bob Calihan, Waist gunner: Leroy Lani, Waist gunner: Eldred Nelson,Tail gunner: Walter Nies (10POW- but latter was killed by German guard while in camp. Missing Air Crew Report 1988. SHADY LADY.

Last updated: 25. August 2017


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