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41-24393

B-17 Flying Fortress

Assigned 419BS/301BG [K] Westover 8/7/42; transferred 96BS/2BG Maison Blanche, Alg 13/11/42; Tafaraoui, Alg 22/11/42; Biskra, Alg 25/12/42; Chateau-du-Rhumel, Alg 8/2/43 14m; transferred 483BG Tortorella, It 31/3/44; Returned to the USA Olmstead 24/7/43; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Bush Fd 4/6/45. EAGER BEAVER.

Service

Units

  • 2nd Bomb Group

    2nd Bomb Group

    Group
    Served on antisubmarine duty for several months after the U.S. entered World War II. In October 1942 was re-designated as 2d Bombardment Group (Heavy) and earmarked for combat. The group was transferred on paper to Geiger Field, Washington, where it...

  • 96th Bomb Squadron

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 March 2021 20:28:12 jmoore43 Changes to unit associations
Sources

Added an association to the 96th BS listed in the A/C #41-24393 description section.

Date Contributor Update
20 March 2021 20:25:19 jmoore43 Changes to production block number and manufacturer
Sources

Added Production block number and Manufacturer per info on the internet.
SOURCE: https://b17flyingfortress.de/en/production-block/b-17f-5-bo-41-24390-41-...

Date Contributor Update
20 March 2021 20:23:08 jmoore43 Changes to nicknames
Sources

Added the A/C nickname listed in the A/C “Description” section.

Date Contributor Update
23 March 2019 20:24:03 Pete Changes to media associations
Sources

452nd Bomb Group Assoc.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:02 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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