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44-6300

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Kearney 28/6/44; Grenier 9/7/44; Assigned 366BS/305BG [KY-K] Chelveston 12/8/44; Missing in Action Pilsen 25/4/45 with Gerald Hodges, Vince Ivers, P.T. Lahr, - Schneider; George Withor, - Hulkey, C.H. Cox, Carl McHolland (8KIA?); (POW?) flak, crashed Czech?. FANCY PANTZ

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People

  • Edward Brooks

    Military | Major | Pilot | 305th Bomb Group Can Do
    MAJ EDWARD H. BROOKS JR. USMA JAN 1943 Cullum No. 13425-1943JAN | September 22, 1945 | Died in St. Trond, Belgium American Military Cemetery of Margraten, Holland ...

Places

  • Chelveston

    Military site : airfield
    Chelveston was adapted and expanded in preparation for the arrival of American forces. Rather than heavy bombers, the first aircraft to fly from its runways were C-47 Skytrains that were flown by the 60th Troop Carrier Group in July 1942. The first...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
23 February 2021 19:52:49 phil marchese Changes to description
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Added nickname to biography in accordance with findings.

Date Contributor Update
23 February 2021 19:47:19 phil marchese Changes to production block number, manufacturer, nicknames and markings
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Added nick name and production notes consistent with 44-6300 identified at FLYING FORTRESS 1936 1945; P.Marchese Feb 23, 2021

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:50 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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