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IWM catalogue record

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A B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 44-6587) of the 388th Bomb Group flies in formation with other Fortresses during a mission.

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Units

  • 388th Bomb Group

    388th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 388th Bomb Group flew strategic bombing mission from Knettishall, Suffolk from June 1943 to the end of the war. During this time, though, detachments were sent to Fersfield, Norfolk to conduct Aphrodite missions. In these Aphrodite missions veteran...

Aircraft

  • 44-6587

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 16/9/44; Grenier 1/10/44; Assigned 8AF HQ Widewing 3/11/44; Salvaged 3/4/45.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:26:58 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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