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The wreckage of a B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-37951) nicknamed "Mavoureen" of the 452nd Bomb Group

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  • 452nd Bomb Group

    452nd Bomb Group

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    The 452nd Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deopham Green, Norfolk, from January 1944. The air crews hit strategic sites in Germany but also supported the movement of ground forces across Europe after D-Day. On 6 June 1944 itself, the Group...

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  • 42-37951 Mavoureen

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 25/10/43; Walla Walla 7/11/43; Assigned 728th BS /452nd BG ( E ) RAF Deopham Green 6/1/44; Missing in Action Rostock 20/2/44 with Billy Huffmanfound in wreckage, Co-pilot: George Tomlinson, Navigator: Morton Lehman, Bombardier: Lloyd...

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Date Contributor Update
10 December 2018 15:06:28 Emily Changes to caption and unit associations
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Date Contributor Update
06 December 2018 19:39:38 Pete Created entry
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