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B-17 Flying Fortress

Assigned 32BS/301BG Westover 6/7/42; slated for RAF [FA684] Podington 6/8/42; Tafaraoui 26/11/42; crash landed Biskra, near Maison Blanche, Alg. 5/12/42; battle damaged {5m} Bizerte 15/12/42 with ? McNeil, Shackleton, Conlon, rest of crew ? (POWs); Salvaged. SPECIAL DELIVERY.

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  • Podington

    Military site : airfield
    Built originally to accommodate two RAF bomber squadrons, the first USAAF unit to occupy the base was the 15th Bomb Squadron in September 1942. Podington was then used as a satellite for nearby Chelveston. Work to lengthen the runways, although this...

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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:02 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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