B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 43-37657 / The Fox

B-17 #43-37657 / The Foxzoom_in



  • RCL: GD-I

MACR: 12424


History of
B-17 43-37657 / The Fox

Delivered Cheyenne 9/5/44; Hunter 22/5/44; Dow Fd 4/6/44; Assigned: 534BS/381BG [GD-I] Ridgewell 10/6/44; battle damage Brux 14/2/45 Pilot: Dean F. Anderson; Grover C. Graves; Gilbert B. Jones; Raymond N. Maes; George E. Smith; Daniel J. McCartney, Jr.; William Trestik; Richard D. Bland; Marcel P. Boisvert; 4POW 6RTD (inc p); Salvaged. 4/3/45. THE FOX.

Last updated: 13. March 2022


B-17 43-37657 / The Fox Details

Our A/C had sustained flak damage over Brux, at another point probably just North of Frankfurt, and at Trier. A/C was damaged all over from flak. All four engines were out.

2Lt. Dean F. Anderson (Pilot)


B-17 43-37657 / The Fox Crew

Position Rank Name Status Note
P 2LT Dean F. Anderson RTD
CP 2LT Grover C. Graves RTD
ENG/TT SGT George E. Smith RTD
RO SGT Daniel J. McCartney, Jr. POW
BT SGT William Trestik POW
WG SGT Richard D. Bland POW
TG SGT Marcel P. Boisvert POW
TOG SGT Raymond N. Maes RTD

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