B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-6039 / Blondie III

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-6039 / Blondie III


  • RCL: BG-H

MACR: 1560


History of
B-17 42-6039 / Blondie III

Delivered Long Beach 30/6/43; Amarillo 18/7/43; Dallas 9/8/43; Assigned 334BS/95BG [BG-H] Horham 14/10/43; 5m, Missing in Action 29/11/43 with Les Palmer, Co-pilot: Ray Grass, Bombardier: Joe Kolar, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Joe Wilbert, Radio Operator: George Holloway, Ball turret gunner: Max Waldo, Waist gunner: Bob Nicholson, Waist gunner: Bob Hare,Tail gunner: Bill Whitcom (9 Prisoner of War); Navigator: Ralph Guinzberg (Killed in Action); shot down by enemy aircraft, crashed Aumhle Bosel, four miles SE of Friesoythe, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 1560.

Last updated: 19. July 2017


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