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“Reluctant Dragon” B-17 crew. My Uncle Bill Nelson, standing left in back row, was pilot and flew 50 missions in Europe during WWll. Need info on any details on aircraft, missions and names of crew. Can anyone help? Larry Chambers

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Units

  • 97th Bomb Group

    97th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 97th Bomb Group flew the Eighth Air Force's first heavy bomber mission from the UK when they bombed a marshalling yard at Rouen on 17 August 1942. Just a month later though the Group were reassigned to the Twelfth Air Force and left England for the...

Aircraft

  • 42-5346

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 17/11/42; West Palm Beach 12/12/42; ...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
10 September 2019 03:30:40 mpfaley Changes to aircraft associations
Sources

Larry Chambers courtesy of Michael Faley

Date Contributor Update
10 September 2019 03:24:29 mpfaley Created entry with collection, caption and unit associations
Sources

From Larry Chambers, Lt William “Bill” Nelson. Uploaded by Michael Faley

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