B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-97222 / Duces Wild

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97222 / Duces Wild



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B-17 42-97222 / Duces Wild

Delivered Cheyenne 8/2/44; Gr Island 19/2/44; Presque Is 11/3/44; Assigned 728th BS / 452nd BG Deopham Green (T) 13/3/44; battle damaged Chemnitz, Ger 6/2/45 with Carl Tyner, Co-pilot: John Stellitans, Navigator: John Woodford, togg-Sgt Hurbert Richardson, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Marion Strong, Radio Operator: Chas Boyle, Ball turret gunner: Art Phillips, Waist gunner: Harley Riesgard,Tail gunner: Chas Riesig (9 Returned to Duty); flak KOd two engines, force landed continent; Salvaged 20/5/45. DUECES WILD.

Last updated: 9. August 2018


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