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42-29473

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Denver 20/12/42; Salina 3/1/43; DeRidder 31/1/43; Morrison 2/2/43; Assigned 347BS/99BG Navarin 2/2/43; Oudna 4/8/43; transferred 483BG Tortorella 31/3/44; Sterparone 22/4/44; 342BS/97BG Amendola as weather aircraft 6/44; Salvaged North Africa 9/3/46. YANKEE DOODLE.

Service

Units

  • 483rd Bomb Group

    483rd Bomb Group

    Group
    'As part of the 15th Air Force in WWII, the 483rd Bombardment Group (H) played a significant role in the eventual defeat of Germany's forces. Its four combat squadrons, the 815th, 816th, 817th and 840th flew a total of 5,623 sorties from 12 April 1944...

  • 99th Bomb Group

    99th Bomb Group

    Group
    Constituted as 99th Bombardment Group (Heavy) on 28 Jan 1942. Activated on 1 Jun 1942. Trained with B-17's. Moved to North Africa, Feb-May 1943, and assigned to Twelfth AF. Entered combat in Mar 1943 and bombed such targets as airdromes, harbor...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:22 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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