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40-3061 B-17D

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Hamilton; Assigned 14BS/19BG Hickam Field, HI 14-May-41; transferred Clark Field, PI 21BS/11BG with Rosey O’Donnell, Henry Dittman, Paul Tarbutton, John Carter, George Heard, Roger Stephens, John Clark, Lt Ernie Moore weather/officer, Lt Gordon Blake comm/off); to Batchelor, Aus 18-Dec-41 with Birrell Walsh, Edwin Broadhurst, Paul Tarbutton, John Carter, George Heard, Richardson, John Clark, Roger Stephens, Gauche, Wise; to Delivered Monte 6-Dec-41; to Samarinda, Borneo then Singosari, Java 30-Dec-41 with Birrell Walsh, Bob Meyer, Jay Horowitz, Ralph Howard, Henry Baier, Ben Kimmerle, Bill Williams, Howard Gilliland, Chas Smith; destroyed Malang, Java 28-Feb-42 during evacuation, but Japanese repaired it and flew it to Japan for affiliation duties. Never served in UK.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
30 May 2015 00:53:35 Lee8thbuff Changes to serial number, production block number, manufacturer and description
Sources

Lee Cunningham 29-May-2015. Added Block number and edited Description and converted dates to military notation per "The B-17 Flying Fortress Story". Roger A. Freeman with David Osborne.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:01 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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