B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-5828 / Sweater Girl

B-17 #42-5828 / Sweater Girlzoom_in



  • RCL: WA-O

MACR: 2868 / KSU/ME/KU: 949


History of
B-17 42-5828 / Sweater Girl

Delivered Long Beach 28/2/43; Sioux City 18/3/43; Kearney 8/4/43; Dow Fd 15/4/43; Assigned: 524BS/379BG [WA-O] Kimbolton 22/4/43; MIA Bunde 22/2/44 Pilot: John Morse{fell 20ft from roof of building, taken to hospital with back injury}, Co-Pilot: Bob Phillips, Navigator: Len Lovelace, Bombardier: Bob Daniels, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Chas Sechrist{wia}, Radio Operator: Willard Clothier{wia}, Ball Turret Gunner: Homer Neill, Waist Gunner: Andy Allen, Waist Gunner: Chas Cox{wia}, Tail Gunner: Ed Pate (10POW); flak, crashed Auf der Kamp Farm, Oberbruch, Germany. MACR 2868. SWEATER GIRL.

Last updated: 10. August 2020


B-17 42-5828 / Sweater Girl Details

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B-17 42-5828 / Sweater Girl Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 1LT John E. Morse POW
CP F/O Robert J. Philips POW
BOMB 2LT Robert Y. Daniels POW
ENG/TT S/SGT Charles S. Sechrist POW
RO T/SGT Willard H. Clothier POW
BT S/SGT Homer L. Neill POW
WG S/SGT Andrew L. Allen POW
WG S/SGT Charles E. Cox POW
TG SGT Edward T. Pate POW

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