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42-102935

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 19/4/44; Hunter 4/5/44; Grenier 15/5/44; Assigned 331BS/94BG [QE-L] Rougham 20/5/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 21/7/45; Romulus 30/7/45; 4185 BU Independence 11/10/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 14/12/45.

Service

Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 94th Bomb Group

    94th Bomb Group

    Group
    Activated 15 June 1942 at MacDill Field, Florida. Initial organization and training at Pendleton Field, Oregon on 29 June 1942. Primary flight training at Davis-Monthan Field in Arizona from 28 Aug. 42 to 31 Oct. 42; then at Biggs Field, El Paso, Texas...

  • 331st Bomb Squadron

    331st Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Part of 94th Bomb Group.

  • 333rd Bomb Squadron

    333rd Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Part of 94th Bomb Group.

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...

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 July 2019 03:07:44 Gremlin_Hotel Changes to production block number, markings and unit associations
Sources

From S/Sgt. Stanley Sekula Records and Memory, from 2nd Lt. Daryl L. Reed Records and Memory, family records, photos, and memory

Date Contributor Update
03 January 2016 17:41:12 ssekula Changes to manufacturer and nicknames
Sources

From S/Sgt. Stanley Sekula Records and Memory

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:13 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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