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44-8754

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 12/12/44; Hunter 3/1/45; Grenier 3/2/45; Assigned 350BS/100BG [LN-Z/A] Thorpe Abbotts 4/2/45; transferred 334BS/95BG [BG-Z] Horham 5/2/44; battle damaged Holzwickede, Ger 23/3/45 with Cary Savage; mid air coll with 44-8604, but limped back to base & rep; 16m, RetUS, Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Walnut Ridge 9/1/46.

Service

People

  • Max Bunin

    Military | Flight Officer | Co-Pilot | 95th Bomb Group

  • Jammie Philpott

    Military | Captain | Pilot | 95th Bomb Group
    Lieutenant General Jammie M. Philpott was vice commander in chief, U.S. Air Forces in Europe, with headquarters at Lindsey Air Station, Wiesbaden, Germany. ...

Places

  • Thorpe Abbotts

    Military site : airfield
    Home of the 'Bloody Hundredth’, a Bomb Group with a reputation for high casualty rates, Thorpe Abbotts was under USAAF control from June 1943 to the end of the war. Some of the airfield survives today, and the control tower houses the 100th Bomb Group...

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:42:05 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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