Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 385th Bomb Group
The 385th Bomb Group, who took the nickname "Van's Valiants" after their first Commanding Officer Col. Elliot Vandevanter, flew B-17s from Great Ashfield, Suffolk. The Group led the famous attack on the Focke-Wolfe aircraft factory at Marienburg on 9...
B-17 Flying Fortress
Delivered Lincoln 29/11/44; Grenier 15/12/44; Assigned 550BS/385BG [SG-K] Gt Ashfield 17/12/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 26/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 28/6/44; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman...
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