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B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 4/3/44; Gr Island 22/3/44; Dow Fd 7/4/44; Assigned 333BS/94BG Rougham 8/4/44; 331BS [QE-T]; Salvaged 11/10/44. SHADY LADY.

Service

Units

  • 94th Bomb Group

    94th Bomb Group

    Group
    Activated 15 June 1942 at MacDill Field, Florida. Initial organization and training at Pendleton Field, Oregon on 29 June 1942. Primary flight training at Davis-Monthan Field in Arizona from 28 Aug. 42 to 31 Oct. 42; then at Biggs Field, El Paso, Texas...

  • 333rd Bomb Squadron

    333rd Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Part of 94th Bomb Group.

Places

  • Bury St Edmunds

    Military site : airfield
    The airfield was purpose-built for American bomb groups and as such had a 2,000 yard main runway that lain in concrete with a tarred and wood-chipped surface. The scale of bases such as this meant that very often the technical, administrative and...

Events

Not yet known

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 July 2019 03:13:05 Gremlin_Hotel Changes to nicknames and markings
Sources

Eighth Air Force Historical Society, Dave Osborne’s B-17 Fortress Masterlog, Aviation Archaeology.

Date Contributor Update
25 June 2018 03:18:24 Gremlin_Hotel Changes to production block number, manufacturer, markings and unit associations
Sources

Personal items (photographs), Eighth Air Force Historical Society, Dave Osborne’s B-17 Fortress Masterlog, Aviation Archaeology.

Date Contributor Update
25 June 2018 02:52:34 Gremlin_Hotel Changes to nicknames and markings
Sources

Personal and family items (photographs).

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:09 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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