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Ground personnel of the 94th Bomb Group with a B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-39801) nicknamed "Northern Queen".



  • 94th Bomb Group

    94th Bomb Group

    Activated 15 June 1942 at MacDill Field, Florida. Initial organization and training at Pendleton Field, Oregon on 29 June 1942. Primary flight training at Davis-Monthan Field in Arizona from 28 Aug. 42 to 31 Oct. 42; then at Biggs Field, El Paso, Texas...


  • 42-39801 Double Trouble II, Northern Queen

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 4 September 1943; Gr Island 22 September 1943; Assigned 332BS/94BG [XM-B] Rougham 27 September 1943. Missing in Action Berlin 4 March 1944 with Pilot Julius O. Blake; Co-Pilot George G. Wedd Jr; Bombardier William P. Calmes;...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:18:26 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection