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Damaged wing of the Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortress" (A/C 42-97376) of the 95th Bomb Group at an 8th Air Force base, England, 3 March 1945.
Result of a mid air collision between this aircraft 42-97376 "Aunt Callie's Baby" aka "Lucky Lady" (95th BG 335th BS OE-H) with 42-102450 'Paisano' (95th BG 336th BS, Duncan crew, 9 kia) over Chemnitz.

NARA Ref 342-FH-3A05688-71433AC.



  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb 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


  • 42-102450 'Paisano'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 4/3/44; Kearney 22/3/44; Dow Fd 7/4/44; Assigned 96BG Snetterton 7/4/44; transferred 336BS/95BG Horham 8/4/44; with W. G. Helm force landed A-71 Clastres, France 29/12/44; 85m, Missing in Action Chemnitz 3/3/45 with Bob Duncan, Co...


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25 November 2020 13:00:49 general ira snapsorter Changes to unit associations, person associations, aircraft associations and mission associations

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14 December 2015 13:32:33 Al_Skiff Changes to unit associations

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13 December 2015 15:20:48 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations