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42-97913

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Tulsa 3/4/44; Hunter 16/6/44; Dow Fd 28/6/44; Assigned 815BS/483BG Sterparone 3/7/44; Missing in Action Moosbeirbaum, Aus 28/8/44 with Jonas Blank, Corenthal, Penn, Emmett Jones, Perperone, Schreiner, Nicholaisen (7 Prisoner of War); Whye, Tucker, Cunningham (3 evaded capture & returned to duty 10/9/44); flak, crashed Karlstadt; Missing Air Crew Report 11278.

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  • 483rd Bomb Group

    483rd Bomb Group

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    'As part of the 15th Air Force in WWII, the 483rd Bombardment Group (H) played a significant role in the eventual defeat of Germany's forces. Its four combat squadrons, the 815th, 816th, 817th and 840th flew a total of 5,623 sorties from 12 April 1944...

  • 815th Bomb Squadron

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Date Contributor Update
10 October 2020 03:18:00 jmoore43 Changes to unit associations
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Added a unit connection to the 15th AF per MACR 11278 at Fold3.com.

Date Contributor Update
26 February 2020 23:41:54 jmoore43 Changes to description
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Corrected a typo in the A/C "Description".

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:17 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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