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44-8210

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Dallas 11/7/44; Langley 8/8/44; Dow Fd 12/9/44; Assigned 332BS/94BG [XM-Z] Rougham 14/9/44; transferred 335BS/95BG [OE-J] Horham 11/44; with L.W. Jensen, Radio Operator: Paul Rupard, Waist gunner: - Olson [2wia] 24/2/45; 53m, RetUS, Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 19/10/45. SWEETHEART OF SEATTLE.

Service

Units

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

  • 335th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Donald Abwender

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 95th Bomb Group

  • George Asprocolas

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 95th Bomb Group

  • Max Bunin

    Military | Flight Officer | Co-Pilot | 95th Bomb Group

  • Max Burrows

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 95th Bomb Group

  • Billy de Cherniss

    Military | First Lieutenant | Radar Navigator | 95th Bomb Group
    Retired from the USAF with the rank of Lt. Colonel

  • Billy Ferguson

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Flight Engineer | 95th Bomb Group

  • Donald Flygstad

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 95th Bomb Group

  • Gene Grime

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator | 95th Bomb Group

  • Benjamin Hathaway

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 95th Bomb Group

  • Lawrence Jensen

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 95th Bomb Group

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Missions

  • 698

    2 November 1944

  • 700

    4 November 1944

  • 702

    5 November 1944

  • 707

    9 November 1944

  • 715

    16 November 1944

  • 720

    21 November 1944

  • 746

    11 December 1944

  • 748

    12 December 1944

  • 8th Air Force 760

    24 December 1944
    1. Decision. ...

  • 772

    31 December 1944

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Places

  • Bury St Edmunds

    Military site : airfield
    The airfield was purpose-built for American bomb groups and as such had a 2,000 yard main runway that lain in concrete with a tarred and wood-chipped surface. The scale of bases such as this meant that very often the technical, administrative and...

Events

Event Location Date
Delivered Dallas, TX 11 July 1944
Assigned Bury St.. Edmunds/Rougham Airfield, UK 14 September 1944

94BG
332BS
XM-Z

Assigned Horham Airfield, UK November 1944

95BG
335BOE-J

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 July 2020 00:57:48 466thHistorian Changes to production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, events, unit associations, person associations and mission associations
Sources

B-17 Flyiing Fortress Story - Roger Freeman
https://95thbg.mmsw.eu/aircraft/322

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:56 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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