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Grainy image of belly landed B-17G 43-37838 'Fearless Fosdick' 358BS 303BG 8AF. Force landed in field near Beaune, France 15-Aug-44.

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Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force

    Command

  • 303rd Bomb Group

    303rd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 303rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated on 3-Feb-1942 at Pendleton Field, Oregon. They assembled at Gowen Field, Idaho on 11-February 1942 where it conducted flight training until 12-Jun-1942. The Group then moved to Alamogordo Field, New...

  • 358th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 43-37838 'Fearless Fosdick'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 27/5/44; Hunter 6/6/44; Grenier 15/6/44; Assigned 358BS/303BG [VK-A] Molesworth 27/6/44; Missing in Action Weisbaden 15/8/44 with Capt Arnold Litman, Co-pilot: Larry Stein, Navigator: Wayne Krouskup, Flight engineer/top turret gunner...

Missions

  • 8th Air Force 554

    15 August 1944
    Airfields in NW Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium are the primary targets for this mission. 8th Air Force despatches a total of 932 aircraft. The raid is coordinated with 1,000 Royal Air Force (RAF) heavy bombers and Mosquitos attacking 9 airfields...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
19 January 2019 00:30:57 Al_Skiff Changes to caption and aircraft associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/28662924

Date Contributor Update
19 January 2019 00:29:41 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
Sources

https://www.fold3.com/image/28662924

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