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44-6455

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Kearney 10/8/44; Grenier 18/8/44; Assigned 429BS/2BG Amendola 28/8/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 3/7/45; Sth Plains 7/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 26/11/45.

Service

Units

  • 15th Air Force

    15th Air Force

    Command
    The Fifteenth Air Force was one of two Strategic Air forces in Europe, along with the Eighth Air Force. ...

  • 2nd Bomb Group

    2nd Bomb Group

    Group
    Served on antisubmarine duty for several months after the U.S. entered World War II. In October 1942 was re-designated as 2d Bombardment Group (Heavy) and earmarked for combat. The group was transferred on paper to Geiger Field, Washington, where it...

  • 429th Bomb Squadron

Places

Events

Event Location Date
Manufactured Long Beach, CA, USA 1944
Delivered Kearney, NE, USA 10 August 1944

Delivered Kearney AAF 10-Aug-44.

Assigned Aeroporto Amendola, Km. 22 Strada Statale 89, Foggia, FG 71121, Italy 28 August 1944

Assigned 429BS, 2BG, 15AF USAAF.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
23 September 2018 11:34:31 Al_Skiff Changes to production block number, manufacturer, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

https://b17flyingfortress.de/en/b17/44-6455/

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:52 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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