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Flying Fortress B-17G 42-38140 'Lackanookie' 335th BS, 95th BG, 8AF USAAF. Also named 'Dolly's Daughter' 'E. T. O. Happy' 'The Pregnant Goose '.

Henry Bloch (first row, left) joined the AAC shortly after the US entered WW II. Serving in the 8th Air Force as a navigator on B-17 bombers, he flew 31 combat missions over Germany, three of them over Berlin.

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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
  • 336th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Henry Bloch

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
    A member of the 95th Bomb Group of the 8th Air Force, Henry served as a navigator on a B-17 during World War II. His tour of duty included 32 combat missions in Europe for which he earned the Air Medal and three Oak Leaf Clusters for meritorious...

Aircraft

  • 42-38140 "ETO Happy" "Pregnant Goose" "Dolly’s Daughter"

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 26/12/43; Kearney 12/1/44; Assigned 335BS/92BG [OE-W], later to 336BG; 1st mission 22/2/44 and last 8/4/45 with Harold Hanson Wounded in Action; 104m, Returned to the USA Bradley 26/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 12/9/45;...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
14 December 2015 13:34:31 Al_Skiff Changes to unit associations
Sources

AAM DB Entry Correction.

Date Contributor Update
13 December 2015 12:36:28 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
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