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43-38262

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 13/7/44; Hunter 25/7/44; Dow Fd 7/8/44; Rome 31/8/44; Dow Fd 7/9/44; Assigned 547BS/384BG [SO-K] Grafton Underwood 29/9/44; left wing caught fire on base with Ernie Andrews 31/12/44; Salvaged 1/1/45.

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...

  • 546th Bomb Squadron
  • 547th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Harold Adams

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

  • Leslie Gullekson

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 384th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 547BS, 384BG, 8AF USAAF. George Rowe crew. 35 x combat missions. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Clarence Hightshoe

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 305th Bomb Group Can Do
    See "Iowans of the Mighty Eighth", Chapter 22 "Biographies", by Charles D Taylor, for a detailed biography. ...

  • John Pulse

    Military | Passenger | 384th Bomb Group

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...

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 October 2017 21:20:05 mvandemark Changes to markings
Sources

http://384thbombgroup.com/_content/_pages/SortieReport.php?SortieKey=6762

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:26 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

AAIR 44-12-31-516 / Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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