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42-97263

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 12/2/44; Dalhart 2/3/44; Kearney 1/4/44; Grenier 6/4/44; Assigned 547BS/384BG [SO-D] Grafton Underwood 15/4/44; crashed on take off with John Whiteside 10/1/45, Salvaged.

Service

Units

  • 384th Bomb Group

    384th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 384th Bomb Group flew B-17s from Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire, between May 1943 and June 1945. They were engaged in daylight bombing missions over Germany as part of the Allies' efforts to destroy the effectiveness of the Luftwaffe by...

  • 547th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Harold Adams

    Military | Technical Sergeant | MOS 757 - Radio Operator / Mechanic / Gunner, AAF | 384th Bomb Group

  • John Asher

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner / Togglier | 384th Bomb Group

  • Lee Bergner

    Military | Waist Gunner | 384th Bomb Group

  • Roland Dube

    Military | Radio Operator | 384th Bomb Group

  • Emmett Dupas

    Military | Tail Gunner | 384th Bomb Group

  • Robert Huff

    Military | Togglier | 384th Bomb Group

  • Alfred Miner

    Military | Navigator | 384th Bomb Group

  • John Moxley

    Military | Co-Pilot | 384th Bomb Group

  • Francis Sayers

    Military | Top Turret | 384th Bomb Group

  • Howard Shields

    Military | Ball Turret Gunner | 384th Bomb Group

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Places

  • Grafton Underwood

    Military site : airfield
    Grafton Underwood was built in 1941 by George Wimpey and Co. Ltd. It was the first airfield in England to receive an Eighth Air Force flying unit, when in May 1942 personnel of the 15th Bomb Squadron took up residence. As a satellite airfield for...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 October 2017 21:46:47 mvandemark Changes to nicknames, markings and media associations
Sources

http://photos.384thbombgroup.com/index.php?/category/G42-97263

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:11 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

AAIR 45--0-10-519 / Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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