The 96th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses to targets across occupied Europe from May 1943 to April 1945. ...
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.
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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Image Courtesy of Jessie D Yelton