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Riebau's Crew. Standing (L to R): Pat Fenlon (CP), Robert Roe (N), Leopold Mellerowicz (B). Front (L to R): Richard Sparkman (FE), Robin Knight (RO), Richard Holder (WG), Jacobs (WG), L. Motika (BG), Norman Schroeder (TG). Not pictured: Dick Riebau

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Units

  • 486th Bomb Group

    486th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 486th Bomb Group flew both B-24s and B-17s, swapping from the former aircraft to the latter in late July 1944 after 49 missions. In total the Group flew 292 missions during the war and remarkably the 834th Bomb Squadron lost no aircraft or...

  • 835th Bomb Squadron

    835th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    *Taken from the official web page of the '486th Bomb Group Association' (https://486th.org/BS835/index.htm)* ...

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Aircraft

  • 43-37952 Norah, Norah's Flak Magnet

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 8/6/44; Kearney 20/6/44; Grenier 30/6/44; Assigned 833BS/486BG [4N-H] Sudbury 2/7/44; transferred 832BS [3R-V], then 835BS [H8-F]; 99m Returned to the USA Bradley 7/7/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 9/7/45; Reconstruction...

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Date Contributor Update
22 November 2017 06:32:52 esparkman Changes to person associations
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Date Contributor Update
14 December 2015 01:05:18 esparkman Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
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