Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 385th Bomb Group
Delivered Cheyenne 22/8/44; Lincoln 8/9/44; Grenier 18/9/44; Assigned 549BS/385BG [XA-X] Gt Ashfield 20/9/44; landing accident with Herb McGregor 15/1/45; crash landed ex-Chemnitz 6/2/45; Sal; Returned to the USA Bradley 25/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 27/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 5/12/45.
Military site : airfield
The airfield was built in 1942 by John Laing & Son Ltd. 108,000 tons of concrete was used in its construction, creating a Class 'A' airfield suitable for heavy bombers. The 385th Bomb Group took up residence in the summer of 1943, and remained at the...
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|27 September 2014 18:41:30||AAM||AAM ingest|
Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log