B-17G 42-31377 Pot O'Gold Crew   Crew photo from Lester Schrenk 08 DEC 2014  Updated:  11 DEC 2014 

Foto af besætningen på B17 42-31377
taget under træning i august 1943. 
Navne og mere fra Lester Schrenk.

Se tegning af besætningen på en B-17.
Se
Foto af en B-17 + B-17 i AirmenDK.

Sergenterne blev ført til Stalag Luft 6 Heydekrug
videre til Stalag Luft 4 Gross-Tychow.
3 officerer blev ført til Stalag Luft 1 Barth.
Adskillelsen var normal i
Tyske krigsfangelejre.
Pilot William R. Lavies blev begravet i Frederikshavn.

Photo of the crew of B17 42-31377

taken while training  Aug. 1943 in a B-17E.
Names and more from Lester Schrenk.

See the drawing of the crew of a B-17.
See
Photo of  a B-17 + B-17s in AirmenDK.

The enlisted men were taken to Stalag Luft 6 Heydekrug,
then on to Stalag Luft 4 Gross-Tychow.
3 Officers were taken to Stalag Luft 1 Barth.
The separation was normal in
German POW-Camps.
Pilot William R. Lavies was buried in Frederikshavn.



Top row: Neil Byers       Lester Schrenk   John Walcott       William Harman      Vern Swindler     (Peter Guastella)
             Top Turret          Ball Turret        Radio Operator     Left Waist Gun          Tail Gun          (Right Waist Gun, not on Photo)
                S/Sgt                 Sgt                   S/Sgt                       Sgt                         Sgt                     Sgt 
              Arkansas          Minnesota         Pennsylvania             Ohio                     Colorado              Florida
  
Front row, Officers: William R. Lavies      Elijah Vaughan   Francis Peacock  Lt. Meakin (Later replaced by Robert Shuman)
                                    Pilot                      Co-Pilot             Navigator            Bombardier                            Bombardier     
                                    2nd Lt                    2nd Lt                2nd Lt                                                                2nd Lt
                                  Alabama                 California            Pennsylvania                                                    Massachusets