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B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 20/5/44; Kearney 29/5/44; Grenier 7/6/44; Assigned 337BS/96BG [AW-R] Snetterton 11/6/44; destroyed by enemy aircraft at Poltava with Carl Schram 21/6/44; Salvaged 1/7/44.

Service

Units

People

  • Carl Schram

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 96th Bomb Group
    Flew over 18 missions. Volunteered for Mission Aphrodite. Was flying with Joe Kennedy when he was killed. several

Places

  • Snetterton Heath

    Military site : airfield
    Intended to be an RAF bomber base, construction of Snetterton Heath started in Autumn 1942 but continued until mid-1943, because it was extended after allocation as an Eighth Air Force bomber base. It had eventually three concrete runways, 50...

  • Poltava

    Military site : airfield

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:24 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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