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B-17F 42-30155 warming up before take-off, Chelveston, 29 June 1943 (official USAAF photo)

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Units

  • 305th Bomb Group Can Do

    305th Bomb Group Can Do

    Group
    The 305th Bombardment Group (Heavy), nicknamed "Can Do" was activated 1-March-1942 at Salt Lake City Air Base, Utah which was their primary training base until 11-Jun-1942 when they relocated to Geiger Field, Washington until 29-Jun-1942, then on to...

  • 366th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-30155

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 21/4/43; Tinker 27/4/43; Memphis 30/4/43; Presque Is 6/5/43; Assigned 366BS/305BG [KY-C/E] Chelveston 31/5/43; force landed RAF St Eval 4/7/43, ret 12/8/43; Missing in Action Kiel 5/1/44 with Percy Hoag, Co-pilot: Lonnie McGee,...

Locations

  • Chelveston

    Military site : airfield
    Chelveston was adapted and expanded in preparation for the arrival of American forces. Rather than heavy bombers, the first aircraft to fly from its runways were C-47 Skytrains that were flown by the 60th Troop Carrier Group in July 1942. The first...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 November 2020 15:41:06 general ira snapsorter Changes to person associations
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Remove d PERSON associations not depicted in the image. Associations made in the AIRCRAFT record.

Date Contributor Update
06 October 2018 12:55:29 ED-BB Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
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USAAF photo

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