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B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Lincoln 14/9/44; Dow Fd 6/10/44; Assigned 427BS/303BG [GN-C] Molesworth 22/11/44; transferred 457BG Glatton 26/5/45; Returned to the USA Bradley 8/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 12/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 30/11/45. CHESHIRE CAT.

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People

  • Donald Aagesen

    Military | Captain | Pilot/Co-Pilot | 303rd Bomb Group
    Donald C Aageson served as a pilot with the 303rd Bomb Group. He flew 29 missions. ...

Places

  • Glatton

    Military site : airfield
    Glatton, which lay mostly in the parish of Conington, was built by the 809th Engineer Battalion (Aviation) of the U.S. Army in the last months of 1942. Unusually, the base's three runways surrounded Rose Court Farm, which remained a working farm...

  • Molesworth

    Military site : airfield
    Molesworth was one of the early stations used by the Eighth Air Force in the UK, first occupied by the 15th Bomb Squadron’s Douglas Bostons in June 1942. Built in 1940 and extended and improved in 1942, Molesworth is most associated with the 303rd...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:32 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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