A B-17 Flying Fortress (TS-C, serial number 42-97681) of the 333rd Bomb Squadron, 94th Bomb Group, takes off in front of another B-17 Flying Fortress (CC-Z) of the 569th Bomb Squadron, 390th Bomb Group.
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A B-17 Flying Fortress (TS-C, serial number 42-9768) of the 333rd Bomb Squadron, 94th Bomb Group, takes off in front of another B-17 Flying Fortress (CC-Z) of the 569th Bomb Squadron, 390th Bomb Group.
The 390th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Framlingham, Suffolk, between July 1943 and the end of the war in Europe. The Group was engaged in strategic missions until the invasion of Europe when its role became more of a tactical one. This...
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...
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Denver 27/1/44; 1SAG Langley 12/3/44; Dow Fd 5/4/44; Assigned 333BS/94BG Rougham 7/4/44; 331BS [XM-T]; landing accident with Claud Watts 6/3/45; battle damaged Frankfurt 9/3/45, Salvaged (rear half used on 44-6890); THE BIG WHEEL.