B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 44-6304

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-6304


MACR: 8436


History of
B-17 44-6304

Delivered Kearney 27/8/44; Grenier 9/7/44; Assigned 422BS/305BG Chelveston 12/7/44; Missing in Action Delitzsch 16/8/44 with Darrel Betz (Prisoner of War); Co-pilot: Lou Peterson, Navigator: Theo Zech, Bombardier: Jim Mauzy, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Dick O’Brien, Radio Operator: Tom Brannan, Ball turret gunner: Bill Dunn, Waist gunner: Chas Major,Tail gunner: Joe Michalski (8 Killed in Action); flak KO’d #4 and wing before spiraling down and breaking half, crashed Vollradisroda, SE of Weimar, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 8436.

Last updated: 19. November 2017


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