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42-107121

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Tulsa 1//3/44; Gr Island 21/3/44; Dow Fd 14/4/44; Assigned 398BG Nuthampstead 24/4/44; no ops, transferred 546BS/384BG [BK-J] Grafton Underwood 5/5/44; ground loop accident with Tom Daniel 7/12/44, Salvaged AFSC. KENTUCKY COLONEL.

Service

Units

  • 384th Bomb Group

    384th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 384th Bomb Group flew B-17s from Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire, between May 1943 and June 1945. They were engaged in daylight bombing missions over Germany as part of the Allies' efforts to destroy the effectiveness of the Luftwaffe by...

  • 546th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Thomas Daniel

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 384th Bomb Group
    Tom Daniel, B-17 Pilot, 8th AF, 484th BG, 546th Sq. ...

  • Eugene Hassing

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 384th Bomb Group

  • Donald Johnson

    Military | Pilot | 384th Bomb Group

  • Kenneth Myrick

    Military | Pilot | 384th Bomb Group

  • Lester Walcott

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret | 384th Bomb Group

Places

  • Grafton Underwood

    Military site : airfield
    Grafton Underwood was built in 1941 by George Wimpey and Co. Ltd. It was the first airfield in England to receive an Eighth Air Force flying unit, when in May 1942 personnel of the 15th Bomb Squadron took up residence. As a satellite airfield for...

  • Nuthampstead

    Military site : airfield
    Built during 1942-43, Nuthampstead was the nearest Eighth Air Force heavy bomber base to London. It had three concrete runways, 50 loop hardstandings and two dispersed T2 hangars. It was first occupied from September 1943 to April 1944 by the 55th...

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 October 2018 11:02:04 DylanHearn Changes to nicknames
Sources

384thBombGroup.com

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:15 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

AAIR 44-12-05-513 / Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log / Paul Andrews, Project Bits and Pieces, 8th Air Force Roll of Honor database

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