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B-17 Flying Fortress

Delivered Cheyenne 27/1/44; Gr Island 1/2/44; Grenier 23/2/44; Assigned 571BS/390BG [FC-H] Framlingham 23/2/44 RICK-O-SHAY IV then PURDY BABY; taxi accident on base with Harry Robison 16/3/45; 101m, Returned to the USA 121 BU Bradley 6/7/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 8/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 18/12/45.MISS CUE aka SISTER KATE.

Service

Units

  • 390th Bomb Group

    390th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 390th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Framlingham, Suffolk, between July 1943 and the end of the war in Europe. The Group was engaged in strategic missions until the invasion of Europe when its role became more of a tactical one. This...

  • 571st Bomb Squadron

People

  • William Baldwin

    Military | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 91

  • Robert Barrett

    Military | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 91

  • Robert Fregosi

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 72 "Unsure of this aircraft listed as his last mission. SERIAL 46134 ACLETTER D AIRCRAFT NAME Gung Ho/Dotsy/Pandora SQUADRON 568 MISSING - MODEL B-17G"

  • Carmine Gerard

    Military | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 91

  • Elmer Icenogle

    Military | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 91

  • Stanley Jerlecki

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Flight Engineer; Top Turret Gunner | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 91 Air Medal w/2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Good Conduct Medal, WW II Victory Medal, EAME Service Medal, American Theatre Service Medal

  • Theodore Mentavlos

    Military | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 96

  • Harry Moran

    Military | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 91

  • Arthur Rogers

    Military | Tail Gunner | 390th Bomb Group
    Completed 34 missions, Crew Number 95

  • Edward Wedge

    Military | co-pilot | 390th Bomb Group
    Crew Number 87

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Missions

Places

  • Framlingham

    Military site : airfield
    Built for the Eighth Air Force from 1942 to 43, Framlingham was home first to the 95th Bomb Group, before that unit moved to RAF Alconbury. From 1943 to 1945, it was operated by the 390th Bomb Group. The airfield was handed back to the RAF in 1945, and...

  • Kingman Army Airfield

    Military site : airfield

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
17 December 2019 18:17:44 terveurn Changes to place associations
Sources

connection

Date Contributor Update
13 July 2017 16:12:44 FrankM Changes to person associations
Sources

http://www.390thspace.com/missions2.php?crew=91&missiondate=450405

Date Contributor Update
13 July 2017 16:08:45 FrankM Changes to unit associations and mission associations
Sources

http://www.390thspace.com/missions.php?name=Wedge%2C+Edward+W

Date Contributor Update
29 May 2017 18:41:49 JoCarter Changes to production block number and nicknames
Sources

http://www.390thspace.com/missions2.php?crew=61&missiondate=440420

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:40:41 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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