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Possibly the bomber flown by Chet's crew, serial number 42-102954

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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...

People

  • Francis Cupp

    Military | Sergeant | Tail Gunner
    Flew 35 missions

  • George Hottle

    Military | Lieutenant | Pilot
    Flew 35 missions

Aircraft

  • 42-102954

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 22/4/44; Kearney 3/5/44; Dow Fd 1/6/44; Assigned 748BS/457BG [Q] Glatton 13/6/44; battle damaged Cologne 3/1/45 with ?; force landed continent, Salvaged 9/2/45.

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Date Contributor Update
30 May 2017 03:50:55 Shazbott1540 Changes to aircraft associations
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http://www.worldwarphotos.info/gallery/usa/aircrafts-2-3/b-17-flying-for...

Date Contributor Update
03 December 2014 04:27:44 Changes to unit associations and person associations
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Picture of plane from this site: http://www.worldwarphotos.info/gallery/usa/aircrafts-2-3/b-17-flying-for...

Date Contributor Update
03 December 2014 04:17:00 Created entry with caption
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