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"B-17G 44-6196 of the 99th Bomb Group dropping bombs"



  • 15th Air Force

    15th Air Force

    The Fifteenth Air Force was one of two Strategic Air forces in Europe, along with the Eighth Air Force. ...

  • 99th Bomb Group

    99th Bomb Group

    Constituted as 99th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 28 Jan 1942. Activated on 1 Jun 1942. Trained with B-17's. Moved to North Africa, Feb-May 1943, and assigned to Twelfth AF. Entered combat in Mar 1943 and bombed such targets as airdromes, harbor...

  • 347th Bomb Squadron


  • 44-6196

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 27/5/44; Hunter 14/6/44; Grenier 23/6/44; Assigned 347BS/99BG Tortorella 4/7/44; 96m Returned to the USA Bradley 30/6/45; Sth Plains 2/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 21/11/45.


Date Contributor Update
23 September 2018 17:49:25 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations