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Photograph of Flying Fortress B-17 Bomber Klo-Kay. Tail gunner/co-pilot Charles E. Schultheis is at front row middle.
Charles "Chip" Schultheis was the son of Charles and Corinne Schultheis of Flushing (Queens), New York.
This photograph was obtained from State Department records.

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  • Charles Schultheis

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot; Tail Gunner
    Shot down 13 June 1943 in B-17 #42-29715 'Klo Kay', Killed in Action (KIA). Gave his seat up to the Command Pilot for this flight.

Aircraft

  • 42-29715 Klo Kay

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 8/2/43; 94BG Pueblo 18/2/43; Salina 25/2/43; Brookley 18/3/43; Smoky Hill 23/3/43; Presque Is 7/4/43; Assigned 410BS/94BG [GL- ] Bassingbourn 17/4/43; Earls Colne 12/5/43; Missing in Action Kiel 13/6/43 with Capt Bolling Rawlinson ...

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Date Contributor Update
28 November 2017 12:32:44 Lucy May Changes to caption, person associations and aircraft associations
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Date Contributor Update
27 November 2017 22:20:41 thearchaeologist@aol.com Created entry with caption
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Charles "Chip" Schultheis was the son of Charles and Corinne Schultheis of Flushing (Queens), New York. This photograph was obtained from State Department records. Delivered Cheyenne 8/2/43; 94BG Pueblo 18/2/43; Salina 25/2/43; Brookley 18/3/43; Smoky Hill 23/3/43; Presque Is 7/4/43; Assigned 410BS/94BG [GL- ] Bassingbourn 17/4/43; Earls Colne 12/5/43; Missing in Action Kiel 13/6/43 with Capt Bolling Rawlinson (Prisoner of War); Co-pilot: Capt Art Herbert, Navigator: Tom Meeks, Bombardier: Leon Levander, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Ed Cameron, Radio Operator: Chas Morris, Ball turret gunner: Harry Hilts, Waist gunner: John Huzinec, Waist gunner: Ben Kaplan,Tail gunner: Lt Chas Schultheis (9 Killed in Action); enemy aircraft KO’d #2, crashed Pohnsdorf, near Preetz, seven miles SE of Kiel, Ger. Missing Air Crew Report 15162. KLO KAY.

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