B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-97365 / Zamro

B-17 #42-97365 / Zamrozoom_in



  • RCL: WW-Z

MACR: 7901 / KSU/ME/KU: 2740/2773


History of
B-17 42-97365 / Zamro

Delivered Cheyenne 23/2/44; Rapid City 8/3/44; Dow Fd 21/4/44; Assigned 398BG Nuthampstead 25/4/44; no ops, transferred 369BS/306BG [WW-Z] Thurleigh 2/6/44; Missing in Action Halle 16/8/44 with Young Newsom, Co-pilot: Irving Dudley, Navigator: Harry Pasvoll, Bombardier: Gordon Slocum, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Jerry Myers, Ball turret gunner: Milton Bassett, Waist gunner: Orville Werts,Tail gunner: Floyd Owens (8 Prisoner of War); Radio Operator: Henry Kantor (KIA-on ground, two Luftwaffe soldiers from Rheine airfield nearby were tried and hung 5/9/47); flak, crashed Rotenkirchen, W of Bohlen, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 7901. ZAMRO.

Last updated: 3. July 2021


B-17 42-97365 / Zamro Details


B-17 42-97365 / Zamro Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 1LT Young B. C. Newsom POW
CP 2LT Irving L. Dudley POW
ENG/TT T/SGT Jerry M. Myers POW
RO SGT Henry Kantor KIA
BT SGT Milton M. Bassett POW
WG SGT Orville W. Werts POW
TG SGT Floyd F. Owens POW
TOG SGT Gordon M. Slocum POW

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