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347th Bomb Squadron

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  • 99th Bomb Group

    99th Bomb Group

    Group
    Constituted as 99th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 28 Jan 1942. Activated on 1 Jun 1942. Trained with B-17's. Moved to North Africa, Feb-May 1943, and assigned to Twelfth AF. Entered combat in Mar 1943 and bombed such targets as airdromes, harbor...

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People

  • Charles Forman

    Military | First Lieutenant | 99th Bomb Group

  • Frederick Oetting

    Military | Sergeant | Tail gunner | 99th Bomb Group
    Shot down in B-17 44-6268 on 20 January 1945 Killed in Action (KIA)

  • Marcus Williams

    Military | Captain | 99th Bomb Group

Aircraft

  • 42-106991

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 19/1/44; MacDill 29/1/44; Morrison 1/3/44; Assigned 817BS/483BG Sterparone 12/3/44; transferred 347BS/99BG Tortorella 31/3/44; Missing in Action 22m Ploesti 18/5/44 with Herschel McClain, Gilroy, Lindquist, Corcoran, Miaskiewicz,...

  • 42-29474 The Warrier

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 20/12/42; Salina 3/1/43; DeRidder 31/1/43; Brookley 1/2/43; Assigned 347BS/99BG Navarin 2/2/43; Oudna 4/8/43; Tortorella 11/12/43; on 26/11/43 turned back from target with Tom Judge, Malwitz, Schaller, Mitchell, Borland, Moore, Messina...

  • 42-31473 My Baby

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 5/11/43; Gt Falls 10/11/43; Gr Island 26/11/43; Assigned 347BS/99BG Tortorella 31/12/43 (first G in sqd); 29m transferred 20BS/2BG Amendola 28/3/44; Missing in Action (95m) Moravska Ostrova, Czech. 29/8/44 with Bob McCloskey,...

  • 42-5346

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 17/11/42; West Palm Beach 12/12/42; ...

  • 42-5769

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 2/1/43; Salina 8/1/43; Brookley 5/3/43; Morrison 15/4/43; Assigned 347BS/99BG Navarin 5/5/43; Oudna 4/8/43; battle damaged Turin 8/11/43 with Michael E. McDonnell, William M. De Temple, John P. Devlin, John W. Pace, Richard B....

  • 44-6196

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 27/5/44; Hunter 14/6/44; Grenier 23/6/44; Assigned 347BS/99BG Tortorella 4/7/44; 96m Returned to the USA Bradley 30/6/45; Sth Plains 2/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 21/11/45.

  • 44-6268

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Hunter 20/6/44; Grenier 28/6/44; Assigned 347BS/99BG Tortorella 3/7/44; Missing in Action 56m Regensburg 20/1/45 with Ray A Sunderlin, Robert J Brine, Robert W Allen, Harry R Hathaway, Robert F Richmond, John H Hinkle, James L Duncan, Frank J...

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Date Contributor Update
02 November 2016 13:05:15 466thHistorian Created entry with type, category, name, air forces, aircraft types, unit encompassing associations and media associations
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http://www.armyaircorpsmuseum.org/99th_Bombardment_Group.cfm

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