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  • 390th Bomb Group

    390th Bomb Group

    The 390th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Framlingham, Suffolk, between July 1943 and the end of the war in Europe. The Group was engaged in strategic missions until the invasion of Europe when its role became more of a tactical one. This...

  • 571st Bomb Squadron


  • Soldier Sanders

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Waist Gunner
    Shot down 28 May 1944 in B-17 #4237806 'Stark's Ark. ' Prisoner of War (POW). Escaped while on a transfer from camp to another and Evaded until he ran into Patton's Tanks and they took him to Paris. 2 weeks later the war ended. Sergeant. Sanders was a...


  • 42-37806 STARK’S ARK

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 6/9/43; Gr Island 27/9/43; Assigned 571BS/390BG [FC-Z] Framlingham 15/10/43; Missing in Action Magdeburg (37m) 28/5/44 with Henry Holmes, Co-pilot: Chas Kruger, Navigator: Walter Steck, Bombardier: Oral Thompson, Flight engineer...


Date Contributor Update
07 September 2020 16:07:30 bombercommand Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations