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Million Dollar Baby plaque at the Rougham Control Tower Museum memorial. B17 42-97268



  • 94th Bomb Group

    94th Bomb Group

    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...

  • 410th Bomb Squadron

    410th Bomb Squadron

    Part of 94th Bomb Group.


  • G Ballard

    Military | Gunner
    This could possibly be Eugene L Ballard, from the 333rd Bomb Squadron. He was not on the original 97268 crew.

  • Chester Butkiewicz

    Military | Radio Operator/Gunner

  • John Edelman

    Military | Navigator

  • John Hennig

    Military | Engineer/Gunner

  • Arthur Lewis

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier
    Arthur Lewis was born in Kalamazoo, MI. He served as bombardier in the 94th Bomb Group both in the 410th and 322nd Bomb Squadrons. On his second mission, over Wiesbaden, November 10, 1944, their planes was so badly damaged by flak that they had to...

  • Jack Malahy

    Military | Co-Pilot

  • Harold Mix

    Military | Gunner

  • William Mullin

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner
    Flew on B-17 'Million Dollar Baby' completed 32 missions over Germany Air Medal W/Oak Leaf Clusters/WW II Victory Medal

  • Edgar Prigmore

    Military | Pilot

  • Thomas Quinn

    Military | Gunner

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  • 42-97268 Million Dollar Baby

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Accepted 12/2/44; Delivered Cheyenne 18/2/44; Dalhart AAF 1/3/44; Grenier Fd 2/4/44; Assigned 410BS/94BG [GL-Z] Rougham 22/4/44; Ret US Bradley 4/8/45; 4185 BU Independence 30/11/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA)...



Date Contributor Update
12 November 2015 11:38:40 usxpat Created entry with caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations

Date Contributor Update
12 November 2015 11:38:40 usxpat Changes to place associations