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B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 5/2/44; Gr Island 18/2/44; Grenier 10/3/44; Assigned 748BS/457BG Glatton 24/3/44; 749BS; on mission to Nijmegen sustained damage over Breton a/f 17/9/44 with Strosser; two engines out and another damaged; force landed Florennes, Bel.; repaired & ret 7/12/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 7/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 21/10/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 5/12/45. HITLER'S MILKMAN.



  • Glatton

    Military site : airfield
    Glatton, which lay mostly in the parish of Conington, was built by the 809th Engineer Battalion (Aviation) of the U.S. Army in the last months of 1942. Unusually, the base's three runways surrounded Rose Court Farm, which remained a working farm...


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

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log