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44-6160

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Tulsa 16 May 1944; Kearney 27 May 1944; Dow Field 6 June 1944. Assigned 337BS/96BG [AW-L] Snetterton Heath 7 June 1944. Landed at Poltava, Soviet Union in the middle of June 1944. Returned to the USA Bradley 5 July 1945; Herington 9 July 1945; Recl Comp 23 July 1945.

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  • Snetterton Heath

    Military site : airfield
    Intended to be an RAF bomber base, construction of Snetterton Heath started in Autumn 1942 but continued until mid-1943, because it was extended after allocation as an Eighth Air Force bomber base. It had eventually three concrete runways, 50...

  • Poltava

    Military site : airfield

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
26 May 2016 14:45:34 ED-BB Changes to media associations
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Connected to media

Date Contributor Update
26 May 2016 14:44:45 ED-BB Changes to production block number, manufacturer, markings, description, unit associations, place associations and media associations
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Added photo

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:49 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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