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The status board of the 457th Bomb Group at Glatton, after the end of combat operations May 1945.

Official caption printed on image: '(GM-299-2-457)(16/5/45)(Op's Board's).'

IWM catalogue record

This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

The mission board of the 457th Bomb Group. Official caption printed on image: '(GM-299-2-457)(16/5/45)(Op's Board's).'

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Units

Aircraft

  • 42-97123

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 29/1/44; Kearney 6/2/44; Presque Is 25/2/44; Assigned 751BS/457BG [L] Glatton 8/3/44; (110m) Returned to the USA Bradley 9/6/44; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 14/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in...

  • 42-97190

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 5/2/44; Gr Island 18/2/44; Grenier 10/3/44; Assigned 748BS/457BG Glatton 24/3/44; 749BS; on mission to Nijmegen sustained damage over Breton a/f 17/9/44 with Strosser; two engines out and another damaged; force landed Florennes, Bel....

  • 42-97535 "Jill"

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 14/12/43; Kearney 28/12/43; Grenier 16/1/44; Assigned 384BG Grafton Underwood 10/2/44; transferred 750BS/457BG [R] Glatton 19/2/44; ...

  • 42-97587

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 30/12/43; Kearney 12/1/44; Grenier 26/1/44; Assigned 751BS/457BG [J/T] Glatton 2/2/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 8/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 14/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA)...

  • 42-97827

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 8/3/44; Kearney 13/4/44; Grenier 30/4/44; Assigned 751BS/457BG [B] Glatton 1/5/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 8/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 14/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA)...

  • 43-37551

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 28/4/44; Kearney 11/5/44; Grenier 26/5/44; Assigned 614BS/401BG [IW-L] Deenethorpe 1/6/44; 615BS [IY-L]; Missing in Action Berlin 28/3/45 with Joe McCullough, Norman Schock, John Maxwell, Pascal Santora, Nick Loris, Larry Genauer ...

  • 43-37574

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 30/4/44; Kearney 11/5/44; Grenier 25/5/44; Assigned 749BS/457BG [T] Glatton 28/5/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 9/6/45; Cleveland 11/6/45; Scott 26/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 22/7/45; Reconstruction Finance...

  • 43-37694

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 12/5/44; Kearney 24/5/44; Dow Fd 4/6/44; Assigned 750BS/457BG [G] Glatton 5/6/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 9/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 13/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA)...

  • 43-37733

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 16/5/44; Kearney 26/5/44; Dow Fd 6/6/44; Assigned 749BS/457BG [J] Glatton 7/6/44; en route to targer, damaged and aborted 26/6/44 with Scott Ormsby; Co-pilot: Fred Stallings,b-Art Mendenhall, Waist gunner: Alvin Hendrick (3 Prisoner...

  • 43-37785

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 21/5/44; Hunter 1/6/44; Grenier 13/6/44; Assigned 748BS/457BG [B] Glatton 17/6/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 8/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 11/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA)...

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Locations

  • Glatton

    Military site : airfield
    Glatton, which lay mostly in the parish of Conington, was built by the 809th Engineer Battalion (Aviation) of the U.S. Army in the last months of 1942. Unusually, the base's three runways surrounded Rose Court Farm, which remained a working farm...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
29 November 2019 14:41:33 Emily Changes to aircraft associations
Sources

Associated aircraft based on serial numbers depicted in image

Date Contributor Update
29 November 2019 12:26:26 Emily Changes to caption and unit associations
Sources

Freeman, Mighty Eighth War Manual, p9

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:26:03 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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