B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 44-6718

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-6718


MACR: 13374


History of
B-17 44-6718

Delivered Hunter 23/10/44; Dow Fd 7/11/44; Assigned 20BS/2BG Amendola 4/12/44; Missing in Action Berlin 24/3/45 with Bob Tappen, Co-pilot: Hyacinth Thimmesch, Navigator: Leon Gesicki, Bombardier: Sgt Walter Sura[tog], Radio Operator: Bob Reardon, Ball turret gunner: Jim Ash, Waist gunner: Bill Kralich, Waist gunner: Jim Carter,Tail gunner: Jim Shrout (9 Prisoner of War); Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Irving Chary (Killed in Action); flak and attacked by two Me 262 jets, crashed Zossen; Missing Air Crew Report 13374.

Last updated: 5. August 2017


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