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B-17 43-38343 "The Big Gear" on Mission to Rheine Germany 20 Jan 1945 | by John Funk from Golden Colorado
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B-17 43-38343 "The Big Gear" on Mission to Rheine Germany 20 Jan 1945

Lew Funk's mission log from this day states: 1-20-45, Rheine Germany, Marshalling Yard Dropped by PFF on 10/10/, Considerable flak but not too accurate. No. 1 Engine blew up on Rivetts ship, He bailed out in North Sea Pilot Hemmersly, Ship #402, Time 6:00

 

The Aircraft in the upper right is "The Big Gear" a close up of it is available at: www.flickr.com/photos/johnfunk/5338043702

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Taken on November 18, 2013