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Russell Blakely 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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  • Russell Blakely

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner
    Killed in Action (KIA) 31 July 1944 Shot down by flak and crashed at Munich in B-17 Lovely Lady #42102535

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06 December 2018 20:38:52 Pete Created entry
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