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341st Bomb Squadron

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  • 97th Bomb Group

    97th Bomb Group

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    The 97th Bomb Group flew the Eighth Air Force's first heavy bomber mission from the UK when they bombed a marshalling yard at Rouen on 17 August 1942. Just a month later though the Group were reassigned to the Twelfth Air Force and left England for the...

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  • 41-24419 'Virgin Sturgeon' 'Honey Chile II'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 92BG Bangor 14/7/42; 341BS/97BG Polebrook 8/42; Maison Blanche 13/11/42; Tafaraoui 22/11/42; Biskra 25/12/42; bombed on base by Luftwaffe 10/1/43; Salvaged.

  • 41-2626 Rockell's Raider

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered MacDill 1/3/42; Assigned 341BS/97BG Polebrook 4/42; transferred 407BS/92BG Bovingdon 8/42; sustained battle damaged Lille 9/10/42; with Capt Jim Griffiths, Lt Col Stuart Porter, crash landed Gatwick, UK, (10RTD remainder unknown); Salvaged....

  • 42-30169 'Lady Luck'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 22/4/43; Tinker 24/5/43; Smoky Hill 29/5/43; Chicago 1/6/43; Smoky Hill 16/6/43; Tinker 19/6/43; Kearney 26/6/43; Eglin 7/7/43; Dow Fd 12/7/43; Assigned 414BS/97BG Chateau-du-Rhumel 14/7/43; Pont-du-Fahs 1/8/43; Depienne 15/8/43;...

  • 42-30267 'Hustlin Huzzy'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 18/5/43; Smoky Hill 30/5/43; Tinker 8/6/43; Smoky Hill 17/6/43; Casper 28/6/43; Kearney 30/6/43; Eglin 4/7/43; Dow 9/7/43; Assigned 96BS/2BG Ain M'Lila 27/7/43; Massicault 31/7/43; 19m transferred 341BS/97BG Depienne 14/11/43;...

  • 42-30381 'Little Red Head'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 25/5/43; Tinker 7/6/43; Smoky Hill 18/6/43; Casper 28/6/43; Kearney 30/6/43; Eglin 7/7/43; Kearney 9/7/43; Dow Fd 10/7/43; Assigned 419BS/301BG St Donat 26/7/43; Oudna 6/8/43; Cerignola 7/12/43; Lucera 1/2/44; 17m transferred 341BS...

  • 42-30459 'Little Chum'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 4/6/43; Rapid City 15/6/43; Geiger 22/6/43; Gr Isle 28/6/43; Dow 20/7/43; Assigned 416BS/99BG Oudna 7/8/43; transferred 341BS/97BG Depienne 14/11/43; Cerignola 20/12/43; Amendola 16/1/44; Missing in Action Regensburg 22/2/44 with 2Lt...

  • 42-31351

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 23/10/43; Gr Island 11/11/43; Dallas 21/11/43; Assigned 341BS/97BG Depienne 27/11/43; Cerignola 20/12/43; Amendola 16/1/44; Missing in Action Ploesti 23/6/44 with 1Lt James H Parr, F/O William H Crandell, 2Lt Herbert Gruenfeder, F/O...

  • 42-31356

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 25/10/43; Assigned 341BS/97BG Depienne 7/12/43; Cerignola 20/12/43; Amendola 16/1/44; Missing in Action Verona, It; 22/3/44 with 2Lt Gordon B Taylor, 2Lt Davis, 2Lt William A Crissman, T/Sgt Donald D Carlson, T/Sgt Stanley S Wlas, S...

  • 42-31392

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 28/10/43; Gr Island 12/11/43; Dallas 18/11/43; Assigned 341BS/97BG Depienne 27/11/43; Cerignola 20/12/43; Amendola 16/1/44; Missing in Action Ploesti, Rum. 24/5/44 with Jim Clem, Co-pilot: Allen Keenan, Navigator: Henry Gardner,...

  • 42-3147 'Homesick Angel'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Long Beach 27/2/43; with Bill Dobson force landed on edge of runway at Smoky Hill, KS. 7/4/43 and damaged while parked and unmanned by John Wedding on 42-3074; Dow Fd 10/7/43; Assigned 49BS/2BG Ain M'Lila 18/7/43; Massicault 31/7/43; 26m...

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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:48 AAM AAM ingest
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Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia

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