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41-24475

B-17 Flying Fortress

Assigned 423BS/306BG Westover 16/8/42; Thurleigh 13/10/42; Salvaged 5/12/43. OLD FAITHFUL.

Service

People

  • Harold Shroka

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 305th Bomb Group Can Do
    Shot down 6-Dec-1942 in B-17F 41-24453 'Cherry' while serving as Co-Pilot. Killed in Action (KIA)

Places

  • Thurleigh

    Military site : airfield
    Built for RAF use in 1941-42, Thurleigh was initially used by RAF Bomber Command before being handed over to the Eighth Air Force. Its runways and hardstandings were improved, and the B-17s of the 306th Bomb Group began using the base. It was their...

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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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