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42-31788

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 14/12/43; Kearney 26/1/43; Assigned 332BS/94BG Rougham 8/2/44; force landed continent 10/11/44, Salvaged 18/11/44. JANIE GAL.

Service

Units

  • 94th Bomb Group

    94th Bomb Group

    Group
    Activated 15 June 1942 at MacDill Field, Florida. Initial organization and training at Pendleton Field, Oregon on 29 June 1942. Primary flight training at Davis-Monthan Field in Arizona from 28 Aug. 42 to 31 Oct. 42; then at Biggs Field, El Paso, Texas...

  • 332nd Bomb Squadron

    332nd Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Part of 94th Bomb Group.

People

  • James Duck

    Military | Radio | 94th Bomb Group

  • George Ford

    Military | Top Turret Gunner | 94th Bomb Group

  • Will Gliderwell

    Military | Ball Turret Gunner | 94th Bomb Group

  • Robert Hotchkiss

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Tail Gunner | 94th Bomb Group

  • Elias Kimmel

    Military | Navigator | 94th Bomb Group

  • Harold Levant

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombadier | 94th Bomb Group

  • Francis McAleer

    Military | Waist Gunner | 94th Bomb Group
    Before “Janey”, temperature conditions in the waist were especially ...

  • Arthur McGrandle

    Military | CoPilot | 94th Bomb Group

  • Lowell Myers

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 94th Bomb Group

  • Emil Petersen

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator/ Aerial Gunner/ Aerial Gunner Instructor | 94th Bomb Group
    Emil Thomas Petersen, radio operator, Gunner, Gunnery Instructor missed the mission where his aircraft and all its crew members were lost as he was ill. He was then transferred to the Texas Mauler B-17 ...

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Places

  • Bury St Edmunds

    Military site : airfield
    The airfield was purpose-built for American bomb groups and as such had a 2,000 yard main runway that lain in concrete with a tarred and wood-chipped surface. The scale of bases such as this meant that very often the technical, administrative and...

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
18 September 2015 15:18:28 usxpat Changes to nicknames, unit associations, place associations and media associations
Sources

Rougham Control Tower memorial plaques

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

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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