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44-8280

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Dallas 27/7/44; Kearney 9/8/44; Grenier 23/8/44; Assigned 510BS/351BG [TU-H] Polebrook 10/9/44; {73m} landing accident, nosed over 13/5/45 with Bill Rice; Salvaged 15/5/44. L'LLE BOY.

Service

People

  • Richard Fixa

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Togglier, Waist Gunner | 351st Bomb Group
    Dick Flew 37 missions; A proud member of the 351st/510th Heavy bomber Group,Polebrook, England.Missions to Berlin and the breakout for operation Cobra, the breakout of Normandy ( D Day) invasion . He also bombed during the battle of the bulge. Credited...

Places

  • Polebrook

    Military site : airfield
    Polebrook was laid down for RAF Bomber Command use in 1940-1941. Built by George Wimpey and Co. Ltd, it had short runways which were lengthened for USAAF heavy bomber use. The RAF used the base for operational trials - including of B-17 Flying...

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Revisions

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

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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