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42-3547 B-17 FLYING FORTRESS

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Units

  • 385th Bomb Group

    385th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 385th Bomb Group, who took the nickname "Van's Valiants" after their first Commanding Officer Col. Elliot Vandevanter, flew B-17s from Great Ashfield, Suffolk. The Group led the famous attack on the Focke-Wolfe aircraft factory at Marienburg on 9...

Aircraft

  • 42-3547

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 26/7/43; Scott 9/8/43; Assigned 549BS/385BG [XA-Q] Gt Ashfield 25/8/43; force landed with Vandiver, Salvaged 11/4/44. LATEST RUMOR.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 October 2017 15:59:10 mvandemark Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations
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http://www.385thbga.com/photos/aircraft/

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