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43-38470

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 7/8/44; Lincoln 15/8/44; Grenier 2/9/44; Assigned 571BS/390BG [FC-K] Framlingham 5/9/44; transferred 570BS [DI-H]; Returned to the USA Bradley 3/7/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 6/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 14/12/45. RAIN CHECK.

Service

People

  • Jack Maschhoff

    Military | Ball Turret Gunner | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 87

  • Charles Moore

    Military | Bombardier / Togglier | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 87

  • Anthony Pereira

    Military | Radio Operator | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 87

  • Joseph Scott

    Military | Navigator | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 87

  • Forrest Strayer

    Military | Tail Gunner | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 87

  • Edward Wedge

    Military | co-pilot | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 87

  • Eugene Wentling

    Military | Pilot | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 87

Missions

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...

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 July 2017 06:46:05 FrankM Changes to mission associations
Sources

My great uncle, Jack Maschhoff, served as the ball turret gunner on this aircraft for three missions.

Date Contributor Update
13 July 2017 06:38:22 FrankM Changes to nicknames
Sources

My great uncle, Jack Maschhoff, flew as a ball turret gunner on this aircraft.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:29 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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