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42-3544 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

  • 42-3544 Stars And Stripes

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 27/7/43; Gd Island 12/8/43; Assigned 550BS/385BG [SG-B] Gt Ashfield 9/43; battle damaged Bordeaux 6/1/44 with Bill Morris, Co-pilot: Dennis Ziebarth, Navigator: Dick Proctor, Bombardier: Bob Totaro, Flight engineer/top turret gunner:...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 October 2017 16:01:59 mvandemark Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations
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http://www.385thbga.com/photos/aircraft/nggallery/page/2

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