B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-97534 / Pee Wee aka Patches

B-17 #42-97534 / Pee Wee aka Patcheszoom_in



  • RCL: 9Z-

MACR: 11049


History of
B-17 42-97534 / Pee Wee aka Patches

Delivered Denver 14/12/43; Newark 11/1/44; Langley 12/1/44; Assigned 482BG (H2X) Alconbury 25/1/44; transferred 413BS/96BG [MZ-A] Snetterton 25/1/44 PEE WEE; 728BS/452BG (9Z- ] Deopham Green 26/1/44; Missing in Action Merseburg 25/11/44 with Irving Cohen, Co-pilot: Dick Washburn, Navigator: Cecil Vandervort, Bombardier: Jim Hartman, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Lyall Ehret, Ball turret gunner: Ervin Roesch,Tail gunner: Don Yee (7 Killed in Action); Radio Operator: Gene Krachenfels{Wounded in Action}, Waist gunner: Albt Mitchell (2 Prisoner of War); flak, crashed Harren, N of Aachen, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 11049. PATCHES.

Last updated: 13. July 2017


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