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"Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortresses" of The 91st Bomb Group, 8th Air Force, en route toward Cognac, France, fly at 18,000 Altitude - High above the heavy cloud banks. 31 Dec. 1943."

- B-17F 42-5428 LG-T 'Black Magic' 322BS, 91BG, 8AF.



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    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

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    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 6/12/42; Wilmington 31/1/43; Salina 3/3/43; Assigned 368BS/306BG [BO-Z] 24/3/43; transferred 322BS/91BG [LG-T] Bassingbourn 23/12/43; AFSC Burtonwood, Lancs. 8/4/44; Returned to the USA Tinker 21/6/44; Reconstruction Finance...


Date Contributor Update
29 April 2018 16:29:08 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations