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44-8218

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Dallas 14/7/44; Langley 15/8/44; Dow Fd 18/9/44; Assigned PFF 533BS/94BG Rougham 29/9/44; transferred 833BS/486BG [4N-V] Sudbury 12/44; {9m} taxi accident with Stewart Tayler 16/10/45; RetUS, Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 5/11/45. BABY SHOE III aka DOWNBEAT.

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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...

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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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