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B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 23/2/44; Kearney 12/3/44; Dow Fd 4/4/44; Assigned 547BS/384BG [SO-T] Grafton Underwood 11/4/44; was a spade to attack Munich16/7/44 with Edmund Mulvehill, Co-pilot: John McNamara, Navigator: Chas Shoolbread, tog-Gerhardt Radde, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Hilbert Radtke, Radio Operator: Bill van Natter, Ball turret gunner: Bob Irwin, Waist gunner: Frank Simeone,Tail gunner: George Malone (9 Returned to Duty); on return made a wheels up landing at RAF Woodbridge, Sfk. Salvaged 18/7/44. UMBRIAGO.



  • Efrom Adelman

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator - MOS 1034 | 384th Bomb Group
    After completing his combat tour, Adelman returned to the United States, remaining in the Army. He died in an air accident in Alabama on 31 March 1945. ...

  • John Asher

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner / Togglier | 384th Bomb Group

  • John Kelly

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 384th Bomb Group
    Assigned to the 547BS, 384BG, 8AF USAAF. 33 x combat missions. ETD Awards: AM, WWII Victory, EAME.


  • Grafton Underwood

    Military site : airfield
    Grafton Underwood was built in 1941 by George Wimpey and Co. Ltd. It was the first airfield in England to receive an Eighth Air Force flying unit, when in May 1942 personnel of the 15th Bomb Squadron took up residence. As a satellite airfield for...


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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:12 AAM AAM ingest

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log