42-37865

B-17G-15-DL 42-37865

708th SQ

 

Delivered Denver 24/9/43; Gr Island 21/10/43; Assigned 708BS/447BG Rattlesden, lost over Atlantic en route UK 27/11/43, last contact at Goose Bay, Labrador 85 miles away. with Leon Thiesen, c-Floyd Fuller, Navigator: John Marsland, Bombardier: Dan Duffin, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Ray Bassemir, Radio Operator: Basil Garros, Ball turret gunner: George Dunger, Waist gunner: Rich Doereck,Tail gunner: Gene Darter (9 Killed in Service). No trace, a severe blizzard followed. Missing Air Crew Report 1119.

 

 

708SQ; HARVARD; lost Atlantic en route UK 11/27/43

 

 


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