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42-29513

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 31/12/42; Salina 10/1/43; DeRidder 31/1/43; Morrison 1/2/43; Assigned 346BS/99BG Navarin 23/2/43; Oudna 4/8/43; Tortorella 11/12/43; Ed Karnes’ crew, 114m transferred weather aircraft 304BW Cerignola 28/10/44; Salvaged 23/8/45. El DIABLO.

Service

Units

  • 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...

  • 346th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Gordon Beese

    Military | Sergeant | B-17 Waist Gunner | 99th Bomb Group

  • William Hunnewell

    Military | First Lieutenant | B-17 Pilot | 99th Bomb Group

Places

Events

Event Location Date
Delivered Cheyenne, WY, USA 31 December 1942
Assigned Navarin Airfield, El Eulma, Algeria 23 February 1943

99BG
346BS

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 November 2016 03:25:54 466thHistorian Changes to production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, events, unit associations and place associations
Sources

B-17 Flying Fortress Story - Roger Freeman

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

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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