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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...

  • 545th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-102518 Damn Yankee

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 10/3/44; Grand Island 31/3/44; Grenier 8/4/44; Assigned 545BS/384BG [JD-K] Grafton Underwood 15/4/44; 100+m, transferred with the 384th Bomb Group to Istres, France for passenger duties related to Project Green, Salvaged 9AF Germany...

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 20:18:51 bombercommand Changes to collection, unit associations and place associations
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Date Contributor Update
30 May 2017 03:48:18 Shazbott1540 Created entry with aircraft associations
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