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B-17 42-3422, Winnie the Pooh

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  • James Clinton

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator
    Shot down by flak and crashed near Kirchdorf, GR on a mission to Regensburg, GR on 25 Feb 1944 in B-17F #42-3422 'Winnie the Pooh'. Prisoner of War (POW). POW

Aircraft

  • 42-3422 Winnie The Pooh

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 16/6/43; Dow Fd 20/7/43; Assigned 551BS/385BG [HR-Y] Gt Ashfield 24/7/43; Missing in Action Regensburg 25/2/44 with Nelson Davis (Killed in Action); Co-pilot: Bob Clark, Navigator: Alf Braca, Bombardier: Harry Clew, Flight engineer/top...

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  • 8th Air Force 235 BIG WEEK - DAY 6

    25 February 1944
    On this final operation of BIG WEEK, Day 6, a combined force of 754 heavy bombers from 1st, 2nd and 3rd Air Divisions are despatched to bomb the German aircraft industries at Regensburg, Augsburg, Stuttgart and Furth, Germany. Mission Summary follows: ...

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