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B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 4/6/43; Rapid City 15/6/43; Geiger 22/6/43; Gr Isle 28/6/43; Dow 20/7/43; Assigned 416BS/99BG Oudna 7/8/43; transferred 341BS/97BG Depienne 14/11/43; Cerignola 20/12/43; Amendola 16/1/44; Missing in Action Regensburg 22/2/44 with 2Lt Milton H Ciscoe, 2Lt Milton C Stanek, 2Lt Eugene Senfield, 2lt Robert S Taylor, S/Sgt Tom B Foote, S/Sgt Sam G Moore Jr, Sgt John S Labuda, Sgt Francis j Mc Caffrey, Sgt Richard L Major, Sgt George T Waters; enemy aircraft, crashed Klagenfurt; MACR 2491. LITTLE CHUM.



  • 97th Bomb Group

    97th Bomb Group

    The 97th Bomb Group flew the Eighth Air Force's first heavy bomber mission from the UK when they bombed a marshalling yard at Rouen on 17 August 1942. Just a month later though the Group were reassigned to the Twelfth Air Force and left England for the...

  • 99th Bomb Group

    99th Bomb 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...

  • 341st Bomb Squadron
  • 416th Bomb Squadron



Event Location Date
Assigned Mohammedia, Tunisia 7 August 1943

Assigned to 416BS/99BG Oudna 7-Aug-43.

Assigned Depienne, Sminja, Tunisia 14 November 1943

Transferred to 341BS/97BG Depienne 14-Nov-43.

Manufactured Seattle, WA, USA 1944

Built at Boeing.

Crashed Klagenfurt, Austria 22 February 1944

Missing in Action Regensburg 22-Feb-44 attacked by enemy aircraft, crashed Klagenfurt; MACR 2491.

Delivered 722, 6207 Missile Dr, Cheyenne, WY 82005, USA 4 June 1944

Delivered Cheyenne AAF 4-Jun-43.


Date Contributor Update
03 September 2017 09:20:30 Al_Skiff Changes to production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, description, events, unit associations and place associations

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:29 AAM AAM ingest

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log