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Boeing Flying Fortress B-17F 42-29993 369BS, 306BG, 8AF.



  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    Constituted as 306th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 28 Jan 1942. Activated on 1 Mar 1942. Trained for combat with B-17's. Moved to England, Aug-Sep 1942, and assigned to Eighth AF Eighth Air Force in September 1942 Station 111 Thurleigh. During combat,...

  • 369th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-29993 'Carroll Jun'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 24/3/43; Dow Fd 10/4/43; Assigned 369BS/306BG [WW-K] Thurleigh 19/4/43; Missing in Action Oschersleben 11/1/44 with Don Tattershall, Co-pilot: Bill Grisham, Navigator: Jim Crabtree, Bombardier: John Whittle, Flight engineer/top...


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22 February 2017 20:39:59 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations