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43-38041

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 19/6/44; Kearney 29/6/44; Dow Fd 11/7/44; Assigned 833BS/486BG [4N-L] Sudbury 28/7/44; transferred 835BS [H8-L]; 78m, Returned to the USA Bradley 7/7/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 12/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 19/11/45. EASY MOVEMENT.

Service

Units

  • 486th Bomb Group

    486th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 486th Bomb Group flew both B-24s and B-17s, swapping from the former aircraft to the latter in late July 1944 after 49 missions. In total the Group flew 292 missions during the war and remarkably the 834th Bomb Squadron lost no aircraft or...

  • 833rd Bomb Squadron
  • 835th Bomb Squadron

    835th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    *Taken from the official web page of the '486th Bomb Group Association' (https://486th.org/BS835/index.htm)* ...

People

  • Roy Frawley

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 486th Bomb Group

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
23 December 2016 17:13:39 flyer17 Changes to nicknames
Sources

386th website

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:25 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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