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43-38390

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 28/7/44; Hunter 5/8/44; Grenier 30/8/44; Assigned 569BS/390BG [CC-X] Framlingham 2/9/44, transferred 571BS [FC-E] ; Returned to the USA Bradley 30/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 3/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 18/12/45.

Service

People

  • Hershel Ballinger

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Ball Turret Gunner | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 38

  • John Cederlind

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

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
27 September 2014 18:41:28 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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