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B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 8/3/44; Gr Island 21/3/44; Kearney 10/5/44; Bangor 25/5/44; Assigned 561BS/388BG Knettishall 26/5/44; battle damaged en route Poltava 21/6/44 with ?; force landed France; re-ass 49BS/2BG Amendola, It; taxi accident with RAF aircraft 5/2/45 with Dick Edelen; Salvaged 6/2/45.

Service

Places

  • Knettishall

    Military site : airfield
    Knettishall was built to Class A standard for an American Bomb Group that would be bringing up to forty heavy bombers with them in three or four Squadrons. The 388th Bomb Group, which stayed at Knettishall for their entire service in the ETO, flew B-17...

  • Poltava, Ukraine

    Military site : airfield

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:09 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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