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B-17 #43-37949 , "Nobody Getszit" - 486th BG - 835th BS - Crashed on SEPT 5, 1944 over Brest, France.

Connections

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)* ...

People

  • Robert Petry

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier
    Killed in Action (KIA) Mid air collision and crashed at Brest in B-17 Nobody Gotszit #4337949

Aircraft

  • 43-37949

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 8/6/44; Kearney 21/6/44; Grenier 1/7/44; Assigned 835BS/486BG [H8-B] Sudbury 2/7/44; {15m} Missing in Action Stuttgart 5/9/44 with Art Eacham, Co-pilot: Edgar Berry, Navigator: Vic Durley, Bombardier: Bob Petry, Flight engineer/top...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
05 September 2016 21:39:46 usafdo Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
Sources

A. L. DESTRO II

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