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  • 384th Bomb Group

    384th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 384th Bomb Group flew B-17s from Grafton Underwood, Northamptonshire, between May 1943 and June 1945. They were engaged in daylight bombing missions over Germany as part of the Allies' efforts to destroy the effectiveness of the Luftwaffe by...

  • 546th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-31375

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 27/10/43; Assigned 546BS/384BG [BK-S] Grafton Underwood 21/1/44; Missing in Action Stettin 11/4/44 with John Rich, Co-pilot: George Wehry, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Howard Eklund, Radio Operator: Henry Montagne, Ball turret...

Locations

  • Grafton Underwood

    Military site : airfield
    Grafton Underwood was built in 1941 by George Wimpey and Co. Ltd. It was the first airfield in England to receive an Eighth Air Force flying unit, when in May 1942 personnel of the 15th Bomb Squadron took up residence. As a satellite airfield for...

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Date Contributor Update
25 June 2017 23:08:43 bombercommand Changes to collection
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http://photos.384thbombgroup.com/index.php?/category/G42-102501

Date Contributor Update
25 June 2017 05:14:19 bombercommand Changes to unit associations and place associations
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384thbombgroup.com

Date Contributor Update
30 May 2017 02:24:49 Shazbott1540 Created entry with aircraft associations
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