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B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Dallas 17/8/44; Langley 7/9/44; Grenier 11/10/44; Assigned 325BS/92BG [NV-P] Podington 8/11/44; transferred 306BG Thurleigh 7/5/45; 29 TAC 27/5/45; Salvaged 9AF Germany 31/5/46.



  • Podington

    Military site : airfield
    Built originally to accommodate two RAF bomber squadrons, the first USAAF unit to occupy the base was the 15th Bomb Squadron in September 1942. Podington was then used as a satellite for nearby Chelveston. Work to lengthen the runways, although this...

  • Thurleigh

    Military site : airfield
    Built for RAF use in 1941-42, Thurleigh was initially used by RAF Bomber Command before being handed over to the Eighth Air Force. Its runways and hardstandings were improved, and the B-17s of the 306th Bomb Group began using the base. It was their...


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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:41:58 AAM AAM ingest

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log