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43-38517

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 11/8/44; Hunter 22/8/44; Grenier 8/9/44; Assigned 327BS/92BG [UX-T] Podington 23/9/44; Green Project, Salvaged 12/5/45.

Service

Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    Group
    The 92nd Group sometime after arrivial in the UK converted to the role of in-theater combat crew indocrination and training. For this role, the Group traded its B-17F complement and obtained the B-17E, mostly from the 97th BG which was departing for...

  • 327th Bomb Squadron

Places

  • Podington

    Military site : airfield
    Built originally to accommodate two RAF bomber squadrons, the first USAAF unit to occupy the base was the 15th Bomb Squadron in September 1942. Podington was then used as a satellite for nearby Chelveston. Work to lengthen the runways, although this...

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
09 October 2018 17:42:26 Al_Skiff Changes to production block number, manufacturer, markings and unit associations
Sources

Key Image ID.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:29 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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