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YB-17A #36-159
2nd BG - 20th BS
Langley Army Airfield

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Units

  • 2nd Bomb Group

    2nd Bomb Group

    Group
    Served on antisubmarine duty for several months after the U.S. entered World War II. In October 1942 was re-designated as 2d Bombardment Group (Heavy) and earmarked for combat. The group was transferred on paper to Geiger Field, Washington, where it...

  • 20th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 36-159

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered 20BS/2BG Langley 14-Sep-37; transferred 19BG March Fd Oct-40; Amarillo 19-Nov-42; 65 flts; Written off 15-Jan-43. [aircraft No. 52]. This aircraft never served in combat and was never posted to the UK.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
10 March 2019 00:27:47 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations
Sources

https://www.worldwarphotos.info/gallery/usa/aircrafts-2-3/b-17b/y1b-17-2...

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