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B-17 "Grim Reaper" 42-2979, 815th Bomb Squadron (H) 483rd Bomb Group (H) Pilot- Lt. Thomas Ira Warburton O-690286. Downed by flack over the Adriatic, on April 16th, 1944, after bombing the railyards at Nis, Yugoslavia.

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Units

  • 483rd Bomb Group

    483rd Bomb Group

    Group
    'As part of the 15th Air Force in WWII, the 483rd Bombardment Group (H) played a significant role in the eventual defeat of Germany's forces. Its four combat squadrons, the 815th, 816th, 817th and 840th flew a total of 5,623 sorties from 12 April 1944...

  • 815th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-2979

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 97BG Salina 29/11/42; transferred Biskra 21/1/43; Chateau-du-Rhumel 8/2/43; Pont-du-Fahs, Tun. 1/8/43; Depienne 15/8/43; transferred 49BS/2BG Massicault 14/11/43; Bizerte 2/12/43; Amendola 9/12/43; transferred 346BS/99BG Tortorella 28/3/44; 1m...

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Date Contributor Update
20 July 2020 17:32:29 Troy Burnett Changes to unit associations and aircraft associations
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Date Contributor Update
20 July 2020 17:24:48 Troy Burnett Created entry with caption
Sources

https://b17flyingfortress.de/en/b17/42-2979/42-2979-photo/

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