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44-8055

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Ardmore 20/5/44; Amarillo 28/5/44; used in training by 452BG; 222 BU Ardmore 19/6/44; 332 BU Ardmore 3/8/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 11/12/45.

Service

Units

  • 452nd Bomb Group

    452nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 452nd Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deopham Green, Norfolk, from January 1944. The air crews hit strategic sites in Germany but also supported the movement of ground forces across Europe after D-Day. On 6 June 1944 itself, the Group...

Events

Event Location Date
Delivered Ardmore, OK 73401, USA 20 May 1944
Scrapped Walnut Ridge, AR, USA 11 December 1945

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 August 2016 23:42:23 466thHistorian Changes to production block number, manufacturer, markings, events and unit associations
Sources

B-17 Flying Fortress Story - Roger Freeman
page 285

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:55 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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