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B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 27/10/43; Assigned 336BS/95BG [ET-U] Horham 26/12/43; 48m, Missing in Action Gdynia 6/8/44 with G.B. Herchenhahan, crew unknown; sustained battle damage and force landed Russia and abandoned, Salvaged & repaired 12/11/44; transferred 463BG Celone, It. 20/12/44; Returned to the USA Hunter 25/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 27/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 9/12/45.

Service

People

  • John Baumgardner

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 95th Bomb Group

  • Carmen Bell

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Tail Gunner | 95th Bomb Group

  • James Hallas

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Waist Gunner | 95th Bomb Group

  • Robert Just

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 95th Bomb Group

  • Sharland Leavitt

    Military | Staff Sergeant (Technician Third Grade) | Ball Turret Gunner | 95th Bomb Group

  • Sidney Page

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator | 95th Bomb Group

  • Lemuel Shaddox

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Top Turret Gunner ; Flight Engineer | 95th Bomb Group

  • Fred Thomas

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Waist Gunner/Tail Gunner | 95th Bomb Group

Places

  • Horham

    Military site : airfield
    Horham airfield was planned and built for RAF use, but handed over to the Eighth Air Force and used initially by the 47th Bomb Group. When they joined the Twelfth Air Force in January 1943, it became home to the B-26 Marauders of the 323rd Bomb Group....

Events

Not yet known

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:38 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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