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B-17G-50-VE #44-8191
2nd BG - 429th BS - 15th AF

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Units

  • 15th Air Force

    15th Air Force


    The Fifteenth Air Force was one of two Strategic Air forces in Europe, along with the Eighth Air Force. ...

  • 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...

  • 429th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 44-8191

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Dallas 5/7/44; Langley 28/7/44; Grenier 12/9/44; Assigned 429BS/2BG PFF Amendola 15/9/44; Missing in Action Ruhland 22/3/45 with Pilot Andrew F. Crane; Co-pilot: Paul M. Honke (2POW both strafed on way down); Navigator: George W. Betchley;...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 March 2019 14:41:43 466thHistorian Changes to aircraft associations
Sources

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

Date Contributor Update
12 March 2019 14:41:18 466thHistorian Created entry with caption and unit associations
Sources

http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_bombers/b17_16.html

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

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