B-17G-70-BO 43-37830

708th SQ — L

Photo between July 1944 and March 1945, to be established by mission count.


Delivered Cheyenne 26/5/44; Hunter 6/6/44; Dow Fd 27/6/44; Assigned 94BG Rougham 19/6/44; transferred 708BS/447BG Rattlesden 20/6/44




Later named “Stinky” — photo date unknown, to be established by mission count



Unidentified crew with Stinky


Damaged, forced landing on Continent on March 10, 1945; written off and salvaged.

Haig crew aboard 43-37830 during the mission on March 10, 1945.

Lt A Haig Pilot
Lt G Paxton Co-Pilot
Lt C Brablet Navigator
C/ P Swiss Bombardier
C/ R Rietz Top Turret Gunner
C/ W Tully Radio Operator
C/ W McGlynn Ball Turret Gunner
C/ C Whatley Waist Gunner
C/ R Titus Tail Gunner



Name LADY LOVE per Leonard Hessenauer’s diary



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