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A Real Miracle in a B-17 - Veterans' Tales
(from Mike Collins, one of our frequent contributors) B-17 “All American” (414th Squadron, 97BG) Crew Pilot- Ken Bragg Jr. Co-pilot- G. Boyd Jr. Navigator- Harry C. Nuessle Bombardier- Ralph Burbridge Engineer- Joe C. James Radio Operator – Paul A. Galloway Ball Turret Gunner- Elton Conda Waist Gunner- Michael Zuk Tail Gunner- Sam T. Sarpolus Ground Crew Chief- Hank Hyland In 1943 a mid-air collision on February 1, 1943, Between a B-17 and a German fighter over the Tunis dock ...