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B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 17/7/44; Kearney 25/7/44; Grenier 9/8/44; Assigned 326BS/92BG [JW-A] Podington 10/8/44; transferred 412BS/95BG [QW-Z] Horham 11/8/44; with F.W. Volz force landed Deblin, Poland 15/2/45; sal 1/3/45; 70m, Returned to the USA Bradley 21/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 24/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 6/12/45. KIMMIE KAR FOR 9.

Service

People

  • George Asprocolas

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 95th Bomb Group

  • Guy Greene

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator | 95th Bomb Group
    Flew 35 missions, total of two hundred fifty three hours and thirty minutes in combat. AM w/ 5 Oak Leaf Cluster

  • John Gross

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 95th Bomb Group

  • William Isbell

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Waist Gunner/Togglier | 95th Bomb Group

  • Daniel Jaworski

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 95th Bomb Group

  • Arthur Mendias

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Flight Engineer | 95th Bomb Group

  • Edward Morrison

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Ball Turret Gunner | 95th Bomb Group

  • Max Rammell

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Tail Gunner | 95th Bomb Group

  • Robert Shaffer

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Ball Turret Gunner | 95th Bomb Group

Places

  • Podington

    Military site : airfield
    Built originally to accommodate two RAF bomber squadrons, the first USAAF unit to occupy the base was the 15th Bomb Squadron in September 1942. Podington was then used as a satellite for nearby Chelveston. Work to lengthen the runways, although this...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
19 April 2020 22:52:59 RayWells Changes to nicknames
Sources

updated name

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:26 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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