B-17 Flying Fortress B-17 44-6738

B-17 Bomber Flying Fortress – The Queen Of The Skies 44-6738



History of
B-17 44-6738

Delivered Lincoln 28/10/44; Grenier 7/11/44; Assigned 96BS/2BG Amendola 19/11/44; battle damaged Ruhland 22/3/45 with Bill Landers, Co-pilot: C.A. Wooten, Navigator: C. Olson, Bombardier: Sgt Bernard Sepolio(tog), Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Geo Shimko, Radio Operator: Jackson Boone, Ball turret gunner: Frank Kozina, Waist gunner: Ivan Thorberry, Waist gunner: Ed Ratner,Tail gunner: Jihn Bosshart (10 Returned to Duty); landed behind Russian lines at Ieczyce, near Lodz, Pol; crew returned, aircraft Salvaged.

Published: 6. November 2017 / Last updated: 24. August 2017


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