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42-31706

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Denver 7/12/43; Cheyenne 19/12/43; Kearney 22/12/43; Assigned 749BS/457BG [M] Glatton 14/2/44; declared war weary and transferred 1 SAD Burtonwood 24/3/45 modified for airborne lifeboat; Returned to the USA 121 BU Bradley 30/6/45; Jackson 1/7/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 4/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 9/11/45. SLOW BUT SURE.

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People

  • Glen Seeber

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 457th Bomb Group
    Shot down near Joigny, France on 10 September 1944 in B-17 'You Never Know' 42-32086 Killed in Action.

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...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
09 November 2015 03:33:14 mseeber99 Changes to nicknames and person associations
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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:40 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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