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George Ott and his crew of the 92nd Bomb Group with a B-17 Flying Fortress nicknamed "Dakota Demon"



  • 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    The 92nd Group sometime after arrivial in the UK converted to the role of in-theater combat crew indocrination and training. For this role, the Group traded its B-17F complement and obtained the B-17E, mostly from the 97th BG which was departing for...

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  • George Ott

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Pilot
    Shot down 14 October 1943 in B-17 #4230387. Prisoner of War (POW). POW


Date Contributor Update
30 October 2019 14:16:11 Emily Changes to caption and aircraft associations

Removed aircraft association. to B-17 42-5737 which served with 303rd Bomb Group, while George Ott served with 92nd Bomb Group- meaning it's unlikely to be the same aircraft in the picture

Date Contributor Update
11 April 2018 23:14:46 gelfling Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations

George L Ott (pilot, 5th from the left) was my grandfather