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42-102551

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 12/3/44; Kearney 5/4/44; Grenier 14/4/44; Assigned 550BS/385BG [SG-F] Gt Ashfield 20/4/44; battle damaged Merseburg 25/11/44 with Mellors; crash landed Renoixe, Fr?; Salvaged 23/1/45. SKY GODDESS.

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  • Great Ashfield

    Military site : airfield
    The airfield was built in 1942 by John Laing & Son Ltd. 108,000 tons of concrete was used in its construction, creating a Class 'A' airfield suitable for heavy bombers. The 385th Bomb Group took up residence in the summer of 1943, and remained at the...

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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:10 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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