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On the foreground, débris from B-17 # 42-102686 destroyed on the ground by a German attack on the Poltava airfield, Soviet Union, on 21 June 1944 (Official USAAF photo)

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  • 42-102686

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 26 March 1944; Kearney 13 April 1944; Grenier 29 April 1944. Assigned 339BS/96BG [QJ-M] Snetterton Heath 3 May 1944. Had been assigned to Pilot Jack L. Hodson and was destroyed by enemy aircraft on the ground at Poltava, in the...

  • 44-6160

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 16 May 1944; Kearney 27 May 1944; Dow Field 6 June 1944. Assigned 337BS/96BG [AW-L] Snetterton Heath 7 June 1944. Landed at Poltava, Soviet Union in the middle of June 1944. Returned to the USA Bradley 5 July 1945; Herington 9 July 1945...

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26 May 2016 14:26:03 ED-BB Created entry with caption and aircraft associations
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