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Ora L Jenkins


On November 16, 1943, mission to Norway in B17#42-39812 'Yankee Rebel' when #3 engine caught fire during assembly. Bale out order given. 2 KOM 8 RTD



  • William Henry

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | B 17 gunner waist, Ball, top/flight engineer | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 8

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  • 390th Bomb Group

    390th Bomb Group

    The 390th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Framlingham, Suffolk, between July 1943 and the end of the war in Europe. The Group was engaged in strategic missions until the invasion of Europe when its role became more of a tactical one. This...

  • 570th Bomb Squadron


Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:20:48 AAM AAM ingest

Losses of 8th & 9th AFs Vol I by Bishop & Hey p. 374 / Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia