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43-37966

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 14/6/44; Kearney 21/6/44; Grenier 6/7/44; Assigned 835BS/486BG [H8-G] Sudbury 8/7/44; 31m battle damaged Frankfurt 5/1/45 with Estersohn, crew RTD; force landed continent and sal.

Service

Units

  • 486th Bomb Group

    486th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 486th Bomb Group flew both B-24s and B-17s, swapping from the former aircraft to the latter in late July 1944 after 49 missions. In total the Group flew 292 missions during the war and remarkably the 834th Bomb Squadron lost no aircraft or...

  • 833rd Bomb Squadron
  • 835th Bomb Squadron

People

  • John Webb

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator | 385th Bomb Group
    Shot down 29 April 1944 in B-17 #42-97078, Prisoner of War (POW). Flew on Henry's Crew. POW

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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