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42-3174

B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 10/3/43; Presque Is 8/4/43; Assigned 416BS/99BG Navarin 20/5/43; Missing in Action Messina 25/5/43 with Bob Goad, DeBow, Dingo, McGrath, Rhodes, King, Sproul, Kennedy, Barkas, Lawrence (10 Killed in Action); flak, crashed in sea and exploded, life rafts dropped by Orance crew in vain. Missing Air Crew Report 16451.

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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...

  • 416th Bomb Squadron

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
09 March 2021 18:22:17 phil marchese Changes to media associations
Sources

Removed the image of the earlier Seattle built Thunderbird from this Douglas mid-production F-DL.

MARCHESE, P. see configuration notes at FLYING FORTRESS 1936 1945; FB group on Flip Marchese.

Date Contributor Update
04 April 2019 23:48:13 phil marchese Changes to markings
Sources

FLYING FORTRESS 1936 1945

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

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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