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B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 43-37716) nicknamed "5 Grand" of the 96th Bomb Group at the Boeing Factory. The aircraft was the 5000th B-17 built by Boeing after Pearl Harbor, factory workers have signed the fuselage.

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  • 43-37716 '5 Grand', 'The Easter Egg'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 15/5/44; Kearney 30/6/44; Dow Fd 13/7/44; Assigned 338BS/96BG [BX-H] Snetterton 14/7/44; during training with Jack Bimemiller unable to lower u/c and ordered to Honington depot to force land, however after repairs completed 78...

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Date Contributor Update
13 November 2014 11:03:08 Memory Book Created entry with caption, unit associations and person associations
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Image Courtesy of Jessie D Yelton

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