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B-17 Flying Fortress

Assigned 92BG Bangor 4/7/42; crash landed Dow Fd, with Alvin Podwojski 15/7/42, rep; 341BS/97BG Polebrook 8/42; Maison Blanche 17/11/42; Tafaraoui 22/11/42; Biskra 25/12/42; Chateau-du-Rhumel 8/2/43; Pont-du-Fahs 1/8/43; Depienne 15/8/43; 347BS/99BG Oudna 14/11/43 {16m}; depot 3/44; 483BG Tortorella 31/3/44; Returned to the USA Homestead 24/6/44; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Stillwater 4/10/45. WONGO.

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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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