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44-8636 30-X was assigned as a replacement aircraft to 601st Squadron, of the 398th Bomb Group, on 17th February 1945. It was declared MIA on13th April 1945.



  • 398th Bomb Group

    398th Bomb Group

    The 398th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Nuthampstead, Hertfordshire on strategic bombing raids over Germany. The Group switched focus in the days before D-Day, when they targeted enemy positions on the Cherbourg peninsula. When the Allies...

  • 601st Bomb Squadron


  • 44-8636

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 14/11/44; Grenier 3/12/44; Assigned 601BS/398BG [3O-X] Nuthampstead 7/12/44; (25m) Missing in Action Neumunster 13/4/45 with Sam Palant (evaded capture); Co-pilot: Bob Taylor, Navigator: Mason Dicks, Bombardier: Nick Marabeas, Flight...


Date Contributor Update
15 August 2016 09:15:36 emma simpson Changes to caption, unit associations and aircraft associations

398th Bomb Group Collection via Nuthampstead Airfield Museum.

Date Contributor Update
01 July 2016 14:48:26 emma simpson Created entry with collection and caption

From the 398th Bomb Group Collection via Nuthampstead Airfield Museum.