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B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Lincoln 25/9/44; Dow Fd 15/10/44; Assigned 508BS/351BG [YB-M] Polebrook 20/2/45; {39m} Returned to the USA Bradley 23/5/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 26/5/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 28/11/45.

Service

People

  • Nephi Berkenpas

    Military | Colonel | Aircraft Mechanic, Instructor Pilot for B-24, B-17, B-25, Pilot, Aircraft Commander, Instructor Aircraft Maintenance | 351st Bomb Group

Places

  • Polebrook

    Military site : airfield
    Polebrook was laid down for RAF Bomber Command use in 1940-1941. Built by George Wimpey and Co. Ltd, it had short runways which were lengthened for USAAF heavy bomber use. The RAF used the base for operational trials - including of B-17 Flying...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:33 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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