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B-17 43-38257 "Tyson's Tramp" on Mission to Stendal Germany 14 Jan 1945 | by John Funk from Golden Colorado
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B-17 43-38257 "Tyson's Tramp" on Mission to Stendal Germany 14 Jan 1945

This is a detailed cut-out from an original image at: www.flickr.com/photos/johnfunk/5314927571

 

Lew Funk's mission log states: 1-14-45 Stendal Germany, Oil Near Berlin Only a few Flak guns but very accurate. Thought Dale lost. Pilot Smith, Ship #378, Time 7:50

 

Online Comments on Flickr:

Sheley, D., Online posting, January 8, 2011

"Tyson's Tramp"

Boeing B-17G-80-BO Flying Fortress

s/n 43-38257

391st BS, 34th BG, 8th AF

Being flown by the Feldman crew on this mission.

 

Online posting, April 3, 2011

My Dad was the ball turret gunner on Tyson's Tramp. He also did the artwork on the plane.

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Taken on January 8, 2011