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40-3073 B-17D

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Albuquerque Strategic Arms Depot 6-May-41; Hickham Field, HI 17-Oct-41; Assigned 93BS/19BG Clark Field, PI 20-Oct-41 with Bill Bohnaker, Ed Jacquet, Art Hoffman, Jim Wellwood, Bob Peel, Abe Beerman, Fred Shamblen, Jean Byers, Ben Tomerlin; Missing in Action Masbate, Philippines. 14-Jan-42 with Jack Adams, Navigator: Harry Schreiber, rest unknown but survived aided by Filipinos, RTD Mar-42; shot down by Japanese fighters, crash landed Masbate, Legaspi but later destroyed by Japanese strafing. Never served in the UK.

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Date Contributor Update
30 May 2015 01:28:43 Lee8thbuff Changes to serial number, production block number, manufacturer and description
Sources

Lee Cunningham 29-May-2015. Added Block Number, manufacturer, nickname; edited description changed dates to military-style significations per "The B-17 Flying Fortress Story" , Roger A. Freeman with David Osborne.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:01 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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