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From page 50 of the wartime British Edition of “Target Germany” - 1944.
The text relates what a 369th BS officer witnessed on the 3 January 1943 mission to Saint-Nazaire, when B-17 # 41-24470 went down.

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Aircraft

  • 41-24470 Sons of Fury

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    B-17F 41-24470, assigned 369BS/306BG [WW- ] Westover 22-Aug-42; damaged in taxi accident Westover Fd 26-Aug-42; Thurleigh 2-Oct-42; Missing in Action St Nazaire 3-Jan-43. Severely hit by enemy aircraft, ditched into the English Channel off Brest...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 July 2020 08:43:27 ED-BB Created entry with caption and aircraft associations
Sources

Page 50 of the wartime British Edition of “Target Germany” - 1944

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