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42-29474

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Denver 20/12/42; Salina 3/1/43; DeRidder 31/1/43; Brookley 1/2/43; Assigned 347BS/99BG Navarin 2/2/43; Oudna 4/8/43; Tortorella 11/12/43; on 26/11/43 turned back from target with Tom Judge, Malwitz, Schaller, Mitchell, Borland, Moore, Messina, Thurston, Ksicinski, Seidl; after 96m became weather a/c; 650 hrs with original engines, Salvaged 3/11/45. WARRIOR.

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Aircraft

  • 42-29474 The Warrier

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 20/12/42; Salina 3/1/43; DeRidder 31/1/43; Brookley 1/2/43; Assigned 347BS/99BG Navarin 2/2/43; Oudna 4/8/43; Tortorella 11/12/43; on 26/11/43 turned back from target with Tom Judge, Malwitz, Schaller, Mitchell, Borland, Moore, Messina...

Units

  • 99th Bomb Group

    99th Bomb Group

    Group
    Constituted as 99th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 28 Jan 1942. Activated on 1 Jun 1942. Trained with B-17's. Moved to North Africa, Feb-May 1943, and assigned to Twelfth AF. Entered combat in Mar 1943 and bombed such targets as airdromes, harbor...

  • 347th Bomb Squadron

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
28 January 2020 02:13:49 RandyJustice1 Changes to manufacturer, aircraft associations and unit associations
Sources

Dave Osborne master log

Date Contributor Update
20 October 2018 16:34:28 bitsyblack Changes to nicknames
Sources

My father flew one mission on her on February 15. 1944

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:22 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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