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B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 8/6/44; Kearney 21/6/44; Dow Fd 7/7/44; Assigned 364BS/305BG [WF-S] Chelveston 8/7/44; battle damaged Cologne 10/1/45 with ?; force landed continent; Salvaged 22/1/45.

Service

People

  • Joseph Amber

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Togglier, Waist Gunner | 401st Bomb Group
    Assigned to 612BS, 401BG, 8AF USAAF. Don Currie crew. 38 x combat missions. ETD Awards: DFC, AM (3OLC), WWII Victory, EAME (1 x Battle Star).

  • Robert Gatzke

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 305th Bomb Group Can Do
    Assigned to 364BS, 305BG, 8AF USAAF. Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

  • Donald Snyder

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Top Turret Gunner | 305th Bomb Group Can Do
    Assigned to 364BS, 305BG, 8AF USAAF. 30 x combat missions. 10-Jan-45; Killed in Action (KIA) Awards: DFC, AM (4OLC), PH.

  • Michael Urban

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Engineer, Top Turret Gunner | 401st Bomb Group

  • Harold Zander

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Engineer/Top Turret Gunner | 401st Bomb Group

Places

  • Chelveston

    Military site : airfield
    Chelveston was adapted and expanded in preparation for the arrival of American forces. Rather than heavy bombers, the first aircraft to fly from its runways were C-47 Skytrains that were flown by the 60th Troop Carrier Group in July 1942. The first...

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:25 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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