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IWM catalogue record

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B-17 Fliyng Fortresses (serial number 44-6604) and pathfinder (serial number 44-8676) of the 306th Bomb Group in flight during a mission.

Connections

Units

  • 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    Group
    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,...

Aircraft

  • 44-6604

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 21/9/44; Dow Fd 8/10/44; Assigned 367BS/306BG [GY-A] Thurleigh 7/12/44; transferred 381BG Ridgewell 5/45; 91BG Bassingbourn 30/5/45; Returned to the USA Bradley 10/6/45; Sth Plains 13/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for...

  • 44-8676

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 22/11/44; Hunter 3/12/44; Grenier 30/12/44; Assigned 367BS/306BG [GY-G] Thurleigh 11/3/45; Salvaged 9AF Germany 31/7/46. COL KEARNEY'S REBELS.

Revisions

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

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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