B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 44-6568 / Skunkface III

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-6568 / Skunkface III


  • RCL: DF-G

MACR: 14111

Missions: 55


History of
B-17 44-6568 / Skunkface III

Delivered Lincoln 8/9/44; Dow Fd 15/10/44; Assigned 324BS/91BG [DF-G] Bassingbourn 29/11/44; Missing in Action {55m} Dresden 17/4/45 with Harry Camp, Co-pilot: Bill Heath, Navigator: Dick Pender, Bombardier: Don Vincent, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Gil Eckerson, Radio Operator: Bill Gilpin {born Gt Shelford, Cambs. UK}, Ball turret gunner: Joe DeFazio, Waist gunner: Joe Cardarelli (8 Killed in Action);Tail gunner: Herman Evans (Prisoner of War); jet enemy aircraft blew off wing tip, crashed Dresden, Ger; Missing Air Crew Report 14111. SKUNKFACE III.

Last updated: 5. March 2018


B-17 44-6568 / Skunkface III Details

Shot down by Major Wolfgang Späte with a Me 262.


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