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B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Dallas 17/7/44; Hunter 18/8/44; Dow Fd 18/9/44; Assigned 562BS/388BG Knettishall 20/9/44; RetUS, Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 29/12/45.



  • Conly Eagle

    Military | Captain | Bombardier | 388th Bomb Group

  • Chester Hewitt

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator | 388th Bomb Group

  • 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.

  • Othello Smith

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 388th Bomb Group


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

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log