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B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Tulsa 15/3/44; Kearney 29/3/44; Dow Fd 6/4/44; Assigned 410BS/94BG [GL-K] Rougham 11/4/44 LUCKY REBEL; Salvaged 9AF German 29/12/45. THE EAGLE'S WRATH.

Service

Units

  • 94th Bomb Group

    94th Bomb Group

    Group
    Activated 15 June 1942 at MacDill Field, Florida. Initial organization and training at Pendleton Field, Oregon on 29 June 1942. Primary flight training at Davis-Monthan Field in Arizona from 28 Aug. 42 to 31 Oct. 42; then at Biggs Field, El Paso, Texas...

  • 410th Bomb Squadron

    410th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Part of 94th Bomb Group.

People

  • Marvin Anitzberger

    Military | Radio Operator | 94th Bomb Group

  • Harvey Atkins

    Military | Gunner | 94th Bomb Group

  • Dorac Banta

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 94th Bomb Group

  • Maurice Bethke

    Military | Gunner | 94th Bomb Group

  • William Cavanaugh

    Military | Bombadier | 94th Bomb Group

  • Preston Clark

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Aerial Gunner | 94th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 410BS, 94BG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 333BS, 94BG, 8AF USAAF as lead crew. Flew 32 combat missions from 9 April to 1 September 1944. ETD Awards: DFC, AM (4OLC), PUC, WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Mark Counihan

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 94th Bomb Group
    Flew on 'Leading Lady' on many missions. Active during Normandy invasions. ...

  • Lawrence Dunn

    Military | Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 94th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 410BS, 94BG, 8AF USAAF. Member of Lt Verner A Wertsch crew as ball turret gunner, up till them becoming lead pathfinder crew in 333BS (30-Apr-44), as the ball turret was replaced by the mickey radome. 'Left back at 410th BS as a spare'

  • Lloyd Elliott

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio | 94th Bomb Group
    "33 Raids to Hell and Back" Assigned to 410BS, 94BG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 333BS, 94BG, 8AF USAAF as lead crew. Flew 32 combat missions from 9 April to 1 September 1944. ETD Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Richard Getz

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 94th Bomb Group
    Assigned to 410BS, 94BG, 8AF USAAF. Transferred to 333BS, 94BG, 8AF USAAF. Wounded in Action (WIA). Returned to ZI, due to wounds. Awards: PH, WWII Victory, EAME.

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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

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
23 November 2015 14:29:54 usxpat Changes to place associations and media associations
Sources

Rougham Control Tower memorial plaques

Date Contributor Update
22 November 2015 13:41:17 usxpat Changes to nicknames, unit associations and place associations
Sources

Rougham Control Tower memorial plaques

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:16 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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