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2nd Lt. Donald Muckerman in his dress uniform after Navigation school graduation



  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


  • 305th Bomb Group Can Do

    305th Bomb Group Can Do

    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...

  • 422nd Bomb Squadron



  • 43-37809

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 24/5/44; Kearney 2/6/44; Grenier 16/6/44; Assigned 305BG Chelveston 28/6/44; transferred 351BG Polebrook 23/5/45; Returned to the USA Bradley 11/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 14/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation ...

  • 43-37816

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 25/5/44; Kearney 4/6/44; Grenier 16/6/44; Assigned 422BS/305BG [JJ-H] Chelveston 28/6/44; battle damaged Montbartier, Fr fuel dumps 7/8/44 with S.R. Graves, crew unknown; (9 Returned to Duty); crash landed Bourigny (horse racetrack),...


  • 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...


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