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Plaque commemorating the crash of B-17 44-6412, 15th Air Force, 483rd Bomb Group, 817th Bomb Squadron.
(The plaque shows an incorrect Group).

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Units

  • 15th Air Force

    15th Air Force

    Command
    The Fifteenth Air Force was one of two Strategic Air forces in Europe, along with the Eighth Air Force. ...

  • 483rd Bomb Group

    483rd Bomb Group

    Group
    'As part of the 15th Air Force in WWII, the 483rd Bombardment Group (H) played a significant role in the eventual defeat of Germany's forces. Its four combat squadrons, the 815th, 816th, 817th and 840th flew a total of 5,623 sorties from 12 April 1944...

  • 817th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 44-6412

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Hunter 28/7/44; Dow Fd 7/8/44. ...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 June 2019 10:50:46 general ira snapsorter Changes to collection, caption and unit associations
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Date Contributor Update
26 February 2017 17:12:37 eldiabllo Created entry with collection
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