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B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 27/7/44; Hunter 4/8/44; Dow Fd 14/8/44; Assigned 7BS/34BG Mendlesham 17/8/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 21/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 23/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 17/12/45.

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Places

  • Mendlesham

    Military site : airfield
    Built in 1942-1943, Mendlesham's first flying unit was the RAF's No. 310 Squadron - a Czechoslovakian unit. The airfield then became home to the USAAF 34th Bomb Group. This unit flew missions from Mendlesham in B-24s and B-17s.

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:28 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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