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A B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 43-38412) of the 306th Bomb Group in flight.



  • 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,...


  • 43-38412

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 31/7/44; Hunter 9/8/44; Dow Fd 30/8/44; Assigned 367BS/306BG [GY-T] Thurleigh 16/9/44; transferred 381BG Ridgewell 5/45; Returned to the USA Bradley 9/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 14/6/45; Reconstruction Finance...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:29:56 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection