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A B-17 Flying Fortress (K8-S, serial number 42-97810) of the 398th Bomb Group.

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Units

  • 398th Bomb Group

    398th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 398th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Nuthampstead, Hertfordshire on strategic bombing raids over Germany. The Group switched focus in the days before D-Day, when they targeted enemy positions on the Cherbourg peninsula. When the Allied...

Aircraft

  • 42-97810

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 4/3/44; Hunter 7/4/44; Dow Fd 21/4/44; Assigned 602BS/398BG [K8-S] Nuthampstead 3/5/44; with Shimek force landed continent on 8/1/45 and after repairs re-ass 2/3/45; (61m) Missing in Action Kassel 9/3/45 with Willard Jacobs, Bombardier...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:26:34 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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