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42-102706

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 26/3/44; Hunter 19/4/44; Morrison 3/5/44; Assigned 817BS/483BG Sterparone 5/5/44; Missing in Action Hall, Aus 16/2/45 with Max Solowitz, Lillish, Dye, Short, O’Dwyer, Pedersen, Heckler, Cox, Chenowith, (9 Killed in Action); hit by bomb from B-24, severing tail; crashed Innsbruck; 9KIA; Missing Air Crew Reports 12145 & 14764.

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  • 483rd Bomb Group

    483rd Bomb Group

    Group
    'As part of the 15th Air Force in WWII, the 483rd Bombardment Group (H) played a significant role in the eventual defeat of Germany's forces. Its four combat squadrons, the 815th, 816th, 817th and 840th flew a total of 5,623 sorties from 12 April 1944...

  • 817th Bomb Squadron

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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:11 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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