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44-8125

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Dallas 16/6/44; Langley 19/7/44; Grenier 3/8/44; Assigned 360BS/303BG [PU-Y] Molesworth 5/8/44; Salvaged 9AF Germany 31/5/46. SPARKY.

Service

People

  • Donald Aagesen

    Military | Captain | Pilot/Co-Pilot | 303rd Bomb Group
    Donald C Aageson served as a pilot with the 303rd Bomb Group. He flew 29 missions. ...

  • Richard Cole

    Military | Colonel | Squadron Commander | 303rd Bomb Group
    Assigned to 359BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. 44 x missions. ...

  • Thomas Kelly

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 303rd Bomb Group
    Assigned to 359BS, 303BG, 8AF USAAF. Whitlock's crew. 30 x missions, 13 x with Whitlock. Ended Tour Duty (ETD). Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

Places

  • Molesworth

    Military site : airfield
    Molesworth was one of the early stations used by the Eighth Air Force in the UK, first occupied by the 15th Bomb Squadron’s Douglas Bostons in June 1942. Built in 1940 and extended and improved in 1942, Molesworth is most associated with the 303rd...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
04 March 2020 15:31:09 phil marchese Changes to production block number, manufacturer and markings
Sources

Marchese; FLYING FORTRESS 1936 1945

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

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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