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B-17G 42-39974 "Punchboard" at Vaerlose Airfield, 9 APRIL 1944, after Forced landing in enemy territory aka occupied Denmark.

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  • 452nd Bomb Group

    452nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 452nd Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deopham Green, Norfolk, from January 1944. The air crews hit strategic sites in Germany but also supported the movement of ground forces across Europe after D-Day. On 6 June 1944 itself, the Group...

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  • 42-39974 Punchboard

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 23/10/43; Walla Walla 9/11/43; Assigned 731/BS452BG [7D-P] Deopham Green 12/1/44; Missing in Action Warnemunde 9/4/44 with Ernie Racener, Co-pilot: Clyde Freeman, Navigator: Art Wagner, Bombardier: Harry Dukes, Flight engineer/top...

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Date Contributor Update
17 April 2016 22:26:20 Alex-5872-dk Changes to collection and caption
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@Bill Freeman

Date Contributor Update
17 April 2016 20:00:55 Alex-5872-dk Changes to collection and caption
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@Søren C. Flensted @Ernst Kopfer

Date Contributor Update
17 April 2016 19:53:41 Alex-5872-dk Changes to collection, unit associations and mission associations
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@Ernst Kopfer

Date Contributor Update
17 April 2016 19:45:49 Alex-5872-dk Created entry
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