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B-17G-BO 42-97087 of 457th BG,

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Units

  • 457th Bomb Group

    457th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 457th Bomb Group began combat operations during the Big Week of 20-25 February when American bombers carried out concentrated raids against German aircraft bases, factories and assembly plants. The air crews' targets on that first mission were...

Aircraft

  • 42-97087

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 25/1/44; Gr Island 11/2/44; Presque Is 21/2/44; Assigned 379BG Kimbolton 1/3/44; transferred 748BS/457BG [M] Glatton 2/3/44; Missing in Action Munich 31/7/44 with Byron Schiffman, Co-pilot: Bill Barton, Navigator: Irving Cohen (3...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
23 February 2021 13:27:29 phil marchese Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Image conform to synopsis s/n and unit.
FLYING FORTRESS 1936 1945 2/23/2021; P. Marchese

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