B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-5763 / Bomb Boogie

B-17 #42-5763 / Bomb Boogiezoom_in

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Manufacturer:
Lockheed/Vega

  • RCL: LL-F

MACR: 514

Missions: 17

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History of
B-17 42-5763 / Bomb Boogie

Delivered Long Beach 29/12/42; Salina 7/1/43; Homestead 14/2/43; Assigned 401BS/91BG [LL-F] Bassingbourn 9/3/43; Missing in Action 17m Stuttgart 6/9/43 with Elwood Arp, Co-pilot: Howie Sherman, Bombardier: Chauncey Hicks returned via Spain, Ball turret gunner: Russ Hatton (4 evaded capture), Navigator: Nathan Weltman captured in Paris Dec 43, ttg-Ray Thompson, Radio Operator: John Wenninghoff, Waist gunner: Norbert Swierz, Waist gunner: Dean Millward,Tail gunner: Don Hayes (6 Prisoner of War); enemy aircraft KO’d #3, crashed Mons-en-Pevele, near Lille, Fr. Missing Air Crew Report 514. BOMB-BOOGIE.

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B-17 42-5763 / Bomb Boogie Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 1LT Elwood D. Arp EVD
CP 2LT Howard N. Sherman EVD
BOMB 2LT Chauncey Harold Hicks EVD
ENG/TT T/SGT Raymond R. Thompson POW
RO T/SGT John H. Wenninghoff POW
BT S/SGT Russel D. Hatson POW
WG S/SGT Norbert F. Swierz POW
WG S/SGT Dean W. Millward POW
TG S/SGT Donald L. Hayes POW

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