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Captain Bruce D Barton

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  • Bruce Barton

    Military | Captain | Pilot
    Crash landed in B-17F 41-24439 'Chief Sly’ while serving as Pilot on return from target Romilly-sur-Seine, France. Co-pilot was 2nd Lt. Arthur J. Reynolds. Aircraft was DBR and salvaged. No injuries reported in crash.

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  • 41-24439 Chief Sly

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    B-17F 41-24439 'Chief Sly' was delivered Dow Fd 2-Sep-42; Assigned 322BS/91BG [LG-Q] 6-Sep-42; Bassingbourn 29-Sep-42; battle damaged 20-Dec-42 on mission to bomb the German air depot at Romilly-sur-Seine, France. Crash-landed Parsonage Farm,...

  • 42-5139 Chief Sly II

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 2/10/42; West Palm Beach 14/12/42; Assigned 322BS/91BG [LG-V] Bassingbourn 13/3/43; Missing in Action Schweinfurt 17/8/43 with Joel Gatewood, Navigator: Dan Downy, Bombardier: Harry Hammond, Waist gunner: Tom Parfitt (4POW-all caught...

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25 October 2020 18:07:44 AMBarton Created entry with caption, person associations and aircraft associations
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