B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 43-37818 / Hurry Home

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 43-37818 / Hurry Home


  • RCL: IE-J

MACR: 9401

Missions: 1


History of
B-17 43-37818 / Hurry Home

Delivered Cheyenne 26/5/44; Hunter 5/6/44; Dow Fd 17/6/44; Assigned 709BS/447BG [IE-J] Rattlesden 28/6/44; Missing in Action Ludwigshafen (1st mission) 26/9/44 with Pilot 1st Lt. Robert C. Calef, Bombardier: 1st Lt. Donald N. Fehrenbach, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: TSgt. Galen E. Miller Jr., Radio Operator: TSgt. Paul R. Krubel, Ball turret gunner: SSgt. Frank J. Martin, Waist gunner: SSgt. John Karbowsky,Tail gunner: SSgt. Wayne S. Thompson (7 Killed in Action); Co-pilot: 2nd Lt. George J. Dvorak, Navigator: 1st Lt. Roman R. Pajakowski (2 Prisoner of War); flak hit over Bremenhaven, exploded in mid-air wreckage down in North Sea off Dorum, Hol. Missing Air Crew Report 9401. “HURRY HOME”.


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