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42-31551

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Denver 20/11/43; Seattle 23/11/43; Wendover 12/12/43; Assigned 750BS/457BG [P] Glatton 29/1/44; Returned to the USA 121 BU Bradley 9/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 21/10/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 29/11/45. ELIZABETH ANN.

Service

Units

  • 457th Bomb Group

    457th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 457th Bomb Group began combat operations during the Big Week of 20-25 February when American bombers carried out concentrated raids against German aircraft bases, factories and assembly plants. The air crews' targets on that first mission were...

  • 750th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Edward Stevens

    Military | Captain | Pilot B-17 Bomber | 457th Bomb Group

Places

  • Glatton

    Military site : airfield
    Glatton, which lay mostly in the parish of Conington, was built by the 809th Engineer Battalion (Aviation) of the U.S. Army in the last months of 1942. Unusually, the base's three runways surrounded Rose Court Farm, which remained a working farm...

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 March 2018 11:09:01 Lucy May Changes to nicknames, unit associations and person associations
Sources

Bringing over infomration from duplicate aircraft record created by user 'Lovebird28' (https://www.americanairmuseum.com/user/6470):
Combat Record Loading List: EDWARD R. STEVENS Pilot B-17, 2 missions were flown in this plane

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:39 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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