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42-102688

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 26/3/44; Kearney 13/4/44; Grenier 29/4/44; Assigned 364BS/305BG [WF-L] Chelveston 23/5/44; battle damaged Dresden 14/2/45 with ? Bingham; force landed continent. STATEMENT OF CHARGES.

Service

Units

  • 305th Bomb Group Can Do

    305th Bomb Group Can Do

    Group
    The 305th Bombardment Group (Heavy), nicknamed "Can Do" was activated 1-March-1942 at Salt Lake City Air Base, Utah which was their primary training base until 11-Jun-1942 when they relocated to Geiger Field, Washington until 29-Jun-1942, then on to...

  • 364th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Weldon Bingham

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 305th Bomb Group Can Do
    Assigned to 364BS, 305BG, 8AF USAAF. Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

Missions

  • 769

    29 December 1944

Places

  • Chelveston

    Military site : airfield
    Chelveston was adapted and expanded in preparation for the arrival of American forces. Rather than heavy bombers, the first aircraft to fly from its runways were C-47 Skytrains that were flown by the 60th Troop Carrier Group in July 1942. The first...

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:11 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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