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B-17 Flying Fortress

Assigned 92BG Dow Fd, Bangor 24/6/42; with F.E. Winget crash landed base 26/6/42, rep; 340BS/97BG Polebrook 26/7/42; Maison Blanche 10/11/42; Assigned 515ASG; with Willard Karschnick, ditched Atlantic, near Fernando Is 15/9/45; (?Sal 30/11/45.?) SUPERMAN.

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  • 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 18:40:02 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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