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Lt Thonas N Wallner, Pilot on B17G 43-39088 "Gypsy Princess" 385th Bomb Group

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Units

  • 385th Bomb Group

    385th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 385th Bomb Group, who took the nickname "Van's Valiants" after their first Commanding Officer Col. Elliot Vandevanter, flew B-17s from Great Ashfield, Suffolk. The Group led the famous attack on the Focke-Wolfe aircraft factory at Marienburg on 9...

  • 550th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Thomas Wallner

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Complete combat missions. Flew mainly on B-17 'Gypsy Princess'

Aircraft

  • 43-39088

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 29/11/44; Grenier 15/12/44; Assigned 550BS/385BG [SG-K] Gt Ashfield 17/12/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 26/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 28/6/44; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 December 2019 15:30:21 Michelbe Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Michel Beckers WW2CRASHSITERESEARCH

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