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43-37555

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 28/4/44; Kearney 10/5/44; Grenier 25/5/44; Assigned 570BS/390BG [DI-G] Framlingham 28/5/44; 571BS [FC-G]; battle damaged Frankfurt 5/1/45 with John Mitchell; force landed Sedan A/fd, near Stanay, Fr; Salvaged 30/1/45. THE JEANNIE BEE.

Service

People

  • Paul Akin

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Ball Turret Gunner | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 68

  • John Cederlind

    Military | Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 390th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA) crashed near Simmern in B-17 #448319

  • Malcolm Dinsmore

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot | 390th Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA)

  • James Edmondson

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 390th Bomb Group
    Pilot in the 571st Squadron, 390th Bomb Group in Framlingham arriving 8 April 1944 and leaving 13 Sept 1944. ...

  • Taisto Huhtala

    Military | Sergeant | Tail gunner/Waist gunner/Bombardier-Togglier | 390th Bomb Group
    Taisto Huhtala's father Henry was born on 7 December 1890 in Ylistaro, Vaasan Lääni (Vaasa Province), Finland. Henry emigrated to the United States and married US-born Aili Johnson. Their son Taisto Huhtala flew as a Tail Gunner, Waist Gunner and then...

Places

  • Framlingham

    Military site : airfield
    Built for the Eighth Air Force from 1942 to 43, Framlingham was home first to the 95th Bomb Group, before that unit moved to RAF Alconbury. From 1943 to 1945, it was operated by the 390th Bomb Group. The airfield was handed back to the RAF in 1945, and...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
26 December 2020 23:03:47 jmoore43 Changes to production block number and manufacturer
Sources

Added Production block number and Manufacturer per info on the internet.
Source: https://b17flyingfortress.de/en/production-block/b-17g-65-bo-43-37509-43...

Date Contributor Update
26 December 2020 23:00:20 jmoore43 Changes to nicknames
Sources

Added the A/C nickname listed in the A/C “Description” section.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:21 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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