B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 43-37595

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-37595



History of
B-17 43-37595

Delivered Cheyenne 2/5/44; Kearney 12/5/44; Grenier 27/5/44; Assigned 509BS/351BG [RQ-O] Polebrook 10/6/44; on mission to Lutzkendorf 11/9/44 with ? ;Tail gunner: Dwight Gryder (WIA but died in base hospital 27/9/44; {70m} coll during return to base with 43-38080 6/2/45, with Rheinhold Vergen, co-Bob Sollers, Navigator: Stan Dietel, Bombardier: Francis Leonard, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Emerald Cutting, Albert Cantrelle, Joe Ventress, Phil Singleton, Bob Wheatley; (9 Killed in Action). [19KIA in total]; Salvaged 2 SAD 7/2/45. VERGEN’S VIRGINS.

Last updated: 9. February 2018


B-17 43-37595 Details

Mid-air-collision with B-17 #43-38080 on 06 February 1945. 19 KIA in total.


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