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92 nd BG BUZZ BIGGY B-17G-VE

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Units

  • 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    Group
    The 92nd Group sometime after arrivial in the UK converted to the role of in-theater combat crew indocrination and training. For this role, the Group traded its B-17F complement and obtained the B-17E, mostly from the 97th BG which was departing for...

Aircraft

  • 42-39851 *

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 23/9/43; Gr Island 31/10/43; Assigned 325BS/92BG [NV-J] Podington 2/12/43; transferred 486BG Sudbury 16/7/44; sal 12/10/44.

  • 42-39958 *

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 19/10/43; Gr Island 2/11/43; Assigned 326BS/92BG [JW-X] Podington 27/12/43; Missing in Action Merseburg 11/9/44 with Jim Smith, crew ?; crash landed near Paris, Fr., sal 14/11/44; crew later returned to base.

  • 42-97489 *

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 30/11/43; Kearney 11/12/43; Presque Is 22/12/43; Assigned 326BS/92BG [JW-F] Podington 23/1/44; crashed on take off for Orly, Fr, burned 20/5/44 with Jim Wiggins, Co-pilot: Luther Smith, Navigator: Chas Herzberg, Bombardier: Bob...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
09 June 2019 21:52:59 phil marchese Changes to unit associations and aircraft associations
Sources

FLYING FORTRESS 1936 1945

Date Contributor Update
09 June 2019 21:38:20 phil marchese Created entry with collection, caption and aircraft associations
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