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Flying Fortress B-17G 42-31561 "Just Elmer’s Tune" 335th BS, 95th BG, 8AF USAAF and crew.

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Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

  • 335th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-31561 "Just Elmer’s Tune"

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 24/11/43; Kearney 11/12/43; Romulus 17/12/43; Presque Is 20/12/43; Assigned 335BS/95BG [OE-Z] Horham 24/12/43; 11m, Missing in Action Rostock 24/2/44 with Elmer Costales, Co-pilot: Steve Kish, Bombardier: Lars Skoug, Radio Operator:...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
14 December 2015 13:40:51 Al_Skiff Changes to unit associations
Sources

AAM DB Entry Correction.

Date Contributor Update
11 December 2015 13:07:26 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

http://95thbg.org/j3migr/images/noseart/1_NoseArtJustElmersTune.jpg

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