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B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 16/3/44; Kearney 1/4/44; Grenier 14/4/44; Assigned 510BS/351BG [TU-C] Polebrook 29/4/44; 65m crash landed base 9/12/44 with Elvin Haskins; Salvaged 2 SAD 10/12/44. EASTER BUNNY.

Service

People

  • James Theys

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot/Pilot | 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 March 2019 14:47:15 ash7631 Changes to nicknames and person associations
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Associate media picture

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

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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