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B-17 Flying Fortress

Assigned 322BS/91BG [LG-S] Bangor 2/9/42; Bassingbourn 29/9/42; on 4th mission to St Nazaire 27/2/43 with Don Bader and crew OK, but ship badly damaged and salvaged. (crews claimed 6 enemy aircraft). HEAVYWEIGHT ANNIHILATORS.

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Places

  • Bassingbourn

    Military site : airfield
    Now home to a museum all about the aifield and its USAAF residents (http://www.towermuseumbassingbourn.co.uk/) , Bassingbourn opened in 1938 as part of the RAF's pre-war expansion programme. The RAF continued to use it until late in 1942 when its long...

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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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