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42-31057

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 13/9/43; Assigned 334BS/95BG [BG-G] Horham 29/9/43; 10m 16/12/43, with Larry Kerr, Co-pilot: John Murphy, Navigator: Murray Ball, Bombardier: Ed Harty, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Marion Brace, Radio Operator: Howard Pollard, Ball turret gunner: Clayton Seymour, Waist gunner: Jim Newell, Waist gunner: Bill Martin,Tail gunner: Eugene Grove (10 Returned to Duty), u/c collapsed on return from mission, sal 6/10/44. DEVIL'S DAUGHTER II.

Service

People

  • Francis Russell

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Flight Engineer - Top Turret Gunner | 401st Bomb Group
    Shot down 28 May 1944 in B-17 #42-31034 'Bonnie Donnie'. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

Places

  • Horham

    Military site : airfield
    Horham airfield was planned and built for RAF use, but handed over to the Eighth Air Force and used initially by the 47th Bomb Group. When they joined the Twelfth Air Force in January 1943, it became home to the B-26 Marauders of the 323rd Bomb Group....

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:36 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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