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B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 15/3/44; Gr Island 1/4/44; force landed base with Clark Graham 19/4/44; Dow Fd 24/4/44; Assigned 709BS/447BG Rattlesden 3/5/44; crashed on take off with Jesse Sills 1/1/45, Salvaged.

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  • Rattlesden

    Military site : airfield
    Built for the Eighth Air Force in 1942, Rattlesden had three concrete runways, 50 hardstandings and two dispersed T2 hangars. Intended to be a twin-engine B-26 bomber base, it was originally a satellite for nearby Rougham, and first occupied from...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:10 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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