B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 42-97794

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 42-97794


MACR: 4769


History of
B-17 42-97794

Delivered Denver 28/2/44; Kearney 1/4/44; Dow Fd 14/4/44; Assigned: 709BS/447BG Rattlesden 20/4/44; MIA Berlin 12/5/44 Pilot: Bill Moses, Co-Pilot: Gene Gilbert, Bombardier: Harry Mitchell, Engineer / Top Turret Gunner: Wylie Dumm, Radio Operator: Pete Clark, Ball Turret Gunner: Roy Roesch, Waist Gunner: Walker Tole, (7RTD); Navigator: Meyer Stein, Tail Gunner: Kenyon Miller (2KIA); Waist Gunner: Jim Gatch (POW); flak KOd #4, after turning for home flak hit again, ditched Channel and survivors picked up by ASR Walruses off Dunkirk,. MACR 4769.


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