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44-8206

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Dallas, via 5rd FG, 11/7/44; Langley 8/8/44; Dow Fd 12/9/44; Assigned 571BS/390BG [FC-P] Framlingham 22/9/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 2/7/45; Sth Plains 8/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 17/12/45.

Service

People

  • Jack Maschhoff

    Military | Ball Turret Gunner | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 87

  • Charles Moore

    Military | Bombardier / Togglier | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 87

  • Anthony Pereira

    Military | Radio Operator | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 87

  • Joseph Scott

    Military | Navigator | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 87

  • Forrest Strayer

    Military | Tail Gunner | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 87

  • Edward Wedge

    Military | co-pilot | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 87

  • Eugene Wentling

    Military | Pilot | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 87

Missions

  • 8th Air Force 935

    9 April 1945
    "Heavy bombers of the 8th Air Force once more struck at the source of German air power when over 1,250 Fortresses and Liberators, protected by approximately 750 fighters, hammered ten airfields in the vicinity of Munich, besides attacking an oil depot...

  • 8th Air Force 959

    18 April 1945

Places

  • Framlingham

    Military site : airfield
    Built for the Eighth Air Force from 1942 to 43, Framlingham was home first to the 95th Bomb Group, before that unit moved to RAF Alconbury. From 1943 to 1945, it was operated by the 390th Bomb Group. The airfield was handed back to the RAF in 1945, and...

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:56 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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