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"Foam from fire extinguishers covers the ploughed soil of this field somewhere in England where a Flying Fortress crashed, killing all but two of its crew."

Connections

Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Command

  • 306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    306th Bomb Group The Reich Wreckers

    Group
    Constituted as 306th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 28 Jan 1942. Activated on 1 Mar 1942. Trained for combat with B-17's. Moved to England, Aug-Sep 1942, and assigned to Eighth AF Eighth Air Force in September 1942 Station 111 Thurleigh. During combat,...

  • 367th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-30767

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 27/7/43; Gore 28/7/43; Cheyenne 4/8/43; Scott 9/8/43; Assigned 367BS/306BG [GY-Y] Thurleigh 21/9/43; crashed on take off for Kiel 5/1/44 with Capt Ian Elliott, Navigator: Harry Renfro, Bombardier: Bill Peterson, Flight engineer/top...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
01 January 2019 12:42:51 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/38255319?terms=42-30767

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