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42-32040 Turnip Termite of the 416th BS, 99th BG.

Connections

Units

  • 99th Bomb Group

    99th Bomb Group

    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...

  • 416th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-32040 Turnip Termite

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 17/1/44; MacDill 2/2/44; Morrison 7/3/44; Assigned 817BS/483BG Tortorella 14/3/44; transferred 416BS/99BG Tortorella 31/3/44; 66m to depot 26/11/44; Salvaged 12/3/46. TURNIP TERMITE.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
04 December 2018 02:34:04 fdrain Created entry with collection, caption and unit associations
Sources

Richard E. Drain collection

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