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42-39833

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Long Beach 14/9/43; Gr Island 3/10/43; Scott 22/10/43; Assigned 333BS/94BG [TS-E] Rougham 27/10/43; taxi accident with Alfred Kovac 27/2/45; retUS Bradley 3/7/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 21/10/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 17/12/45. SHACKEROO II.

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...

  • 333rd Bomb Squadron

    333rd Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Part of 94th Bomb Group.

People

  • W Crouch

    Military | Engineer | 94th Bomb Group

  • Arvid Dahl

    Military | Captain | Navigator | 94th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIS), 29 December 1943

  • E Dickie

    Military | Radio Operator | 94th Bomb Group

  • T Johnson

    Military | Gunner | 94th Bomb Group

  • Howard Kirk

    Military | Pilot | 94th Bomb Group
    Crew of the Shakeroo II, 42-39833, on the memorial at the Rougham Control Tower Museum.

  • Vasil Markoff

    Military | First Sergeant (1st Grade) | Engineer | 94th Bomb Group
    Vasil traveled worldwide, as he was also a WWI veteran. I know he visited China and Mexico, places where I lived as a kid, and that he was friends with other sergeants, such as my own father, Dr. Marvin B. Bank (dec.) He settled in Las Vegas, and...

  • Dequindre McGlaun

    Military | Major | Bombardier | 94th Bomb Group
    25 missions 5/13/43-1/14/44. First six with WOLF PACK crew-Bill Dauth, pilot. Appointed SQ Bombardier after 21 May mission to Emden. Lead Bombardier on 13 missions; alt lead on 6 with SHACKEROO crew, Capt. Kirk, Pilot. Shot down North Sea 13 June 43 on...

  • C Nichols

    Military | Gunner | 94th Bomb Group

  • L Olsen

    Military | Radio Operator | 94th Bomb Group

  • J Richey

    Military | Engineer | 94th Bomb Group

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
07 December 2015 14:45:20 usxpat Changes to nicknames, unit associations and place associations
Sources

Rougham Control Tower memorial plaques
AAM

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:50 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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