B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-97172

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97172



History of
B-17 42-97172

Delivered Cheyenne 5/2/44; Gr Island 19/2/44; Presque Is 12/3/44; Assigned 561BS/388BG Knettishall 12/4/44; Missing in Action Poltava 21/6/44; Salvaged Russia; Returned to the USA 1103 BU Morrison 1/10/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 20/12/45.

Last updated: 21. March 2018


B-17 42-97172 Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 1LT John A. McNicol UNK
CP 2LT Frank S. Lewis Jr. UNK
BOMB 2LT Harry B. Tingey UNK
ENG/TT S/SGT Woodrow W. Whitecotton UNK
RO T/SGT Leonard B. Gill UNK
BT S/SGT Joseph J. Marandino UNK
WG S/SGT Javis J. Roberts UNK
TG S/SGT Theodore H. Cook UNK

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