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B-17 42-3413 "Hard Luck" Ground crew of 'Hard Luck'

L-R: Glenn Myers, Robert Myers, Leonard F Muszynski, Alex Sokolosky, Amos Hill.

Connections

Units

  • 100th Bomb Group

    100th Bomb Group

    Group
    "The Bloody Hundredth", so-called because of a reputation for losing a high number aircraft and crews, flew B-17s from Thorpe Abbotts, Norfolk. Their losses were not the highest of any Eighth Air Force Group but on several occasions the Group lost many...

  • 350th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Amos Hill

    Military | Sergeant | Ground crew
    Assigned to 350BS, 100BG, 8AF USAAF. ETD Awards: WWII Victory, EMEA.

  • Leonard Muszynski

    Military | Corporal | Ground crew
    Assigned to 350BS, 100BG, 8AF USAAF. ETD Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Glen Myers

    Military | Chief Master Sergeant | Crew Chief
    Assigned to 350BS, 100BG, 8AF USAAF. CREW CHIEF - HARD LUCK (A/C 42-3413). DUR Awards: GC, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Robert Myers

    Military | Ground crew
    Assigned to 350BS, 100BG, 8AF USAAF. ETD Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Alex Sokolosky

    Military | Master Sergeant | Ground crew
    Assigned to 350BS, 100BG, 8AF USAAF. ETD Awards: GC, WII Victory, EAME.

Aircraft

  • 42-3413 'Hard Luck !'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Dallas 10/6/43; Dow Fd 18/8/43; Assigned 350BS/100BG [LN-V] Thorpe Abbotts 20/8/43; on mission to Berlin 7/5/44 with Loren Van Steenis, Navigator: Harry Becker (Killed in Action), Bombardier: Lester Torbett Wounded in Action, (8 Returned to...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 June 2021 21:46:58 Al_Skiff Changes to caption and person associations
Sources

https://100thbg.com/index.php?option=com_bombgrp&view=aircraft&id=10048&...

Date Contributor Update
02 June 2021 01:12:41 acbernstein1 Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations
Sources

https://b17flyingfortress.de/en/b17/42-3413-hard-luck/

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