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B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Tulsa 16/5/44; Kearney 26/5/44; Dow Fd 4/6/44; Assigned 360BS/388BG Knettishall 7/6/44 LIL HOMESICK ANGEL; battle damaged Zeitz 16/8/44 with ?; mid air coll with 42-97328; crash landed Ger; 2KIA 8MIA; Sal; Returned to the USA Bradley 28/6/45; Sth Plains 30/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 20/11/45. SHOOT THE WORKS.

Service

People

  • James Rogers

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator | 388th Bomb Group
    James Rogers served as a navigator with the 562nd Bomb Squadron of the 388th Bomb Group, flying missions out of Knettishall, England.

Places

  • Knettishall

    Military site : airfield
    Knettishall was built to Class A standard for an American Bomb Group that would be bringing up to forty heavy bombers with them in three or four Squadrons. The 388th Bomb Group, which stayed at Knettishall for their entire service in the ETO, flew B-17...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:49 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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