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B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 2/2/44; Gr Island 15/2/44; Presque Is 12/3/44; Assigned 327BS/92BG [UX-K] Podington 1/4/44; wJohn Wooldridge, Co-pilot: Gustave Kraose, Navigator: Nathan walker, Bombardier: John Koroly, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: John Ivy, Radio Operator: Marshall Wood, Ball turret gunner: Nava Talo, Waist gunner: Carl Martucci,Tail gunner: Alvin McCallaus (9 Returned to Duty); crash landed base on return from mission 14/7/44, following cp error; Salvaged. PATRICIA.

Service

People

  • Clarence Flinn

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few
    29 missions, December 1943 - May 1944 DFC/ Air Medal w/ 3 Oak Leaf Cluster

Places

  • Podington

    Military site : airfield
    Built originally to accommodate two RAF bomber squadrons, the first USAAF unit to occupy the base was the 15th Bomb Squadron in September 1942. Podington was then used as a satellite for nearby Chelveston. Work to lengthen the runways, although this...

  • Presque Isle Army Airfield

    Military site : airfield

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:10 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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