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B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Tulsa 25/2/44; Hunter 4/3/44; Homestead 10/3/44; Assigned 482BG Alconbury 19/3/44; transferred 353BS/301BG Lucera 27/3/44; cargo ship from 11/11/44; crash landed base with Walter Core 28/6/45; Salvaged.

Service

Places

  • Alconbury

    Military site : airfield
    Alconbury had been constructed as a satellite airfield for RAF Upwood and Wyton and was used by RAF Squadrons: Nos. 15, 40 and 156. In preparation for the arrival of American heavy bombers, the base was developed in 1942 with the runways extended. When...

  • Lucera

    Military site : airfield

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:15 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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