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43-38790

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Lincoln 21/9/44; Dow Fd 15/10/44; Assigned 322BS/91BG [LG-O] Bassingbourn 7/12/44; 47m (also three POW trips and two Rubbernecks) Returned to the USA Bradley 11/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 14/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 4/12/45. OH HAPPY DAY.

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Aircraft

  • 42-32095 Ack-Ack Annie

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 28/1/44; Kearney 11/2/44; Presque Is 25/2/44; Assigned 457BG Glatton 14/3/44; transferred 322BS/91BG [LG-L] Bassingbourn 16/3/44, first NMF ass. to 91BG; 143m inc group's last 25/4/45 Returned to the USA 121 BU Bradley 11/6/45; 4168...

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People

  • Gaylord Henryson

    Military | Ground Crew Chief | 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars

Places

  • Bassingbourn

    Military site : airfield
    Now home to a museum all about the aifield and its USAAF residents (http://www.towermuseumbassingbourn.co.uk/) , Bassingbourn opened in 1938 as part of the RAF's pre-war expansion programme. The RAF continued to use it until late in 1942 when its long...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 June 2018 12:45:39 Dennis7423 Changes to aircraft associations
Sources

Anyjazz65 2014

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:32 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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