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IWM catalogue record

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A B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-31334) nicknamed "Three Cads and a Lad" of the 452nd Bomb Group.

Connections

Units

  • 452nd Bomb Group

    452nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 452nd Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deopham Green, Norfolk, from January 1944. The air crews hit strategic sites in Germany but also supported the movement of ground forces across Europe after D-Day. On 6 June 1944 itself, the Group...

Aircraft

  • 42-31334 Three Cads And A Lad

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Vandalia 21/10/43; Bunker Hill 10/11/43; Denver 20/11/43; Gt Falls 10/12/43; Nutts Corner (Belfast) 5/1/44; Assigned 730BS/452BG [6K- ] Deopham Green 6/1/44; Missing in Action Leipzig 12/4/44 with Leland Evers, Navigator: Jules Jacobs,...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:25:11 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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