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B-17G-20-BO #42-31549 "Jeannie"
388th BG - 561st BS

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Units

  • 388th Bomb Group

    388th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 388th Bomb Group flew strategic bombing mission from Knettishall, Suffolk from June 1943 to the end of the war. During this time, though, detachments were sent to Fersfield, Norfolk to conduct Aphrodite missions. In these Aphrodite missions veteran...

  • 561st Bomb Squadron

People

  • Mario George

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
    Retired from the USAF with the rank of Captain

Aircraft

  • 42-31549 Jeannie

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 21/11/43; Gr Island 7/12/43; New Castle 16/12/43; Presque Is 19/12/43; Assigned 561BS/388BG Knettishall 1/1/44; Missing in Action Brux 12/5/44 with Alex Loslo, Co-pilot: Bob Wilson, Navigator: Doug Morrison, Bombardier: Presley...

Locations

  • Knettishall

    Military site : airfield
    Knettishall was built to Class A standard for an American Bomb Group that would be bringing up to forty heavy bombers with them in three or four Squadrons. The 388th Bomb Group, which stayed at Knettishall for their entire service in the ETO, flew B-17...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
06 January 2018 01:26:29 466thHistorian Changes to person associations
Sources

http://www.388bg.info/servlet/Controller?pageType=detail&id=388-I-GEO01-...

Date Contributor Update
03 January 2018 02:04:42 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

388bg.org

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