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B-17F Ser.# 42-30140 "KING MALFUNCTION II" 532d Squadron, 381st Bomb Group (H)
Parked at a hardstand at Ridgewell AAF, June/July 1943

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  • 381st Bomb Group

    381st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 381st Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Ridgewell, Essex between June 1943 and April 1945. The Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit Citations, the first for bombing shipyards at Bremen, whilst under heavy attack, on 8 October 1943 and...

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  • Norman Whitman

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Left Waist Gunner, Waist Gunner
    Graduated Aerial Gunner School Class 41-49 at Tyndall Field, Florida on 08 December 1942. ...

Aircraft

  • 42-30140 King Malfunction II

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 15/4/43; Smoky Hill 25/4/43; Walla Walla 2/5/43; Smoky Hill 10/5/43; Dow Fd 26/5/43; Assigned 532BS/381BG [VE-V] Ridgewell 23/6/43; Missing in Action 6m Schweinfurt 17/8/43 ...

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25 May 2015 04:55:46 lewis505 Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations and person associations
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