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40-3091 B-17D

B-17 Flying Fortress

Assigned 14BS/19BG Hickam Field, HI 14-May-41; Clark Field, Philippines 22-Sep-41 with George Schaetzel, Ernie Wade, Stan Cottage, Ed Oliver, Fred Secrest, Vince Spazino, Jim Cannon, John Rest; Delivered Monte 6-Dec-41; suffered battle damage 10-Dec-41; to Batchelor 20-Dec-41 with George Schaetzel, Ernie Wade, Stan Cottage, Ed Oliver, Fred Secrest, Vince Spaziano, Jim Cannon, John Rest, Hewston, Pecher, Capt Guilford Montgomery; but uneconomical to repair and used as spares, the tail being used. Never served in the UK.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
31 May 2015 18:01:21 Lee8thbuff Changes to nicknames and description
Sources

Lee Cunningham 31-May-2015. Appended model to TN (conevntion used for aircraft that never served in UK), edited Description (wrote out acronyms), added production block, added manufacturer, converted dates to military-style signification per "The B-17 Flying Fortress Stroy", Roger A. Freeman with David Osborne.

Date Contributor Update
31 May 2015 17:49:06 Lee8thbuff Changes to serial number, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames and description
Sources

Lee Cunningham 31-May-2015. Appended model to TN (conevntion used for aircraft that never served in UK), edited Description (wrote out acronyms), added production block, added manufacturer, converted dates to military-style signification per "The B-17 Flying Fortress Stroy", Roger A. Freeman with David Osborne.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:01 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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