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42-31877

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 30/12/43; Kearney 10/1/44; Atlanta 12/1/44; Savannah 13/1/44; Assigned 416BS/99BG Tortorella 25/1/44;10m transferred 20BS/2BG Amendola 28/3/44; Salvaged 25/7/45. FLAK HOLES.

Service

People

  • Frank Bessemer

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 95th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 412BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. 25 x combat mission. Loren Seger crew. ETD Awards: AM (OLC), WWII Victory, EAME (2 x Battle Stars).

  • Robert Bugie

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 95th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 412BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. Flew 27 x combat missions. ETD Awards: DFC, AM, Unit Citation, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • James Hartney

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner | 95th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 412BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. Flew 25 x combat missions. Loren Seger crew. ETD Awards: DFC, AM (OLC), WWII Victory, EAME (2 x Battle Stars).

  • Henry Held

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Flight Engineer | 95th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 412BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. 25 x combat missions. Loren Seger crew. ETD Awards: AM (OLC), WWII Victory, EAME.

  • James Hutchings

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 95th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 412BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. 24 x combat missions. Loren Seger crew. ETD ...

  • Wilford Mack

    Military | Master Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 95th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 412BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF.25 x combat missions. Loren Seger crew. ETD Awards: DFC, AM (OLC), WWII Victory, EAME. Retired from the USAF with the rank of Master Sergeant

  • Donald McKinney

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Tail Gunner/Waist Gunner/Togglier | 95th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 412BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. 46 x combat missions across two tours. Loren Seger crew (Tour 1). Paul Ristine crew (Tour 2). ETD Awards: DFC, AM (5OLC), WWII Victory, EAME (4 x Battle Stars).

  • Loren Seger

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 95th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 412BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. 25 x combat missions. 22-Dec-43 crash landed in a meadow in Norfolk due to lack of power in B-17 42-3273 'Impatient Virgin' on return from mission to Munster, Germany. RTD ...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
29 July 2017 08:11:59 jaharwar356 Changes to production block number, manufacturer and nicknames
Sources

online databases

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:41 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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