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41-9141

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Geiger 301BG 1/5/42; allocated for RAF in shadow shaded camouflage. National insignia repainted for USAAF. Alamogordo 18/6/42; Westover 2/7/42; Walla Walla 12/8/42; Boise 26/10/42; Lockbourn 4/4/43; Las Vegas 17/10/43; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Albuquerque 5/7/45.

Service

Units

  • 301st Bomb Group

    301st Bomb Group

    Group
    Activated 3-February-1942 at Geiger Field, Washington and equipped with B-17s. On 27-May-1942 the ground unit moved to Alamogordo Army Air Field, New Mexico, and the aircraft went to Muroc Army Air Field (now Edwards Air Force Base), California for...

Events

Event Location Date
Delivered Geiger, Washington 1 May 1942

301BG (USA)
Domestic assignments, 1942/1943.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
25 May 2019 14:08:02 phil marchese Changes to description
Sources

Typo

Date Contributor Update
25 May 2019 14:06:52 phil marchese Changes to markings, description and events
Sources

AAM image

Date Contributor Update
24 May 2019 12:44:18 phil marchese Changes to production block number and markings
Sources

AAM Image

Date Contributor Update
11 March 2019 01:33:22 466thHistorian Changes to production block number, manufacturer, events and unit associations
Sources

B-17 Flying Fortress Story - Roger Freeman
page 80

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:07 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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