41-9141

Two B-17E Flying Fortresess (serial number 41-9131) and (serial number 41-9141) fitted with ball turrets during a test flight. Printed caption on reverse: '3391- Boeing B-17E in Flight, US Air Force Photo.'

Object Number - FRE 8857 - Two B-17E Flying Fortresess (serial number 41-9131) and (serial number 41-9141) fitted with ball turrets during a test flight. Printed caption on...

Delivered Geiger 301BG 1/5/42; allocated for RAF in shadow shaded camouflage. National insignia repainted for USAAF. Alamogordo 18/6/42; Westover 2/7/42; Walla Walla 12/8/42; Boise 26/10/42; Lockbourn 4/4/43; Las Vegas 17/10/43; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Albuquerque 5/7/45.

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Units served with

  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force Twelfth Air Force Fifteenth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

Events

Event Location Date Description

Delivered

Geiger, Washington 1942-05-01 301BG (USA) Domestic assignments, 1942/1943.

Revisions

Date25 May 2019 14:08:02
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Typo

Date25 May 2019 14:06:52
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AAM image

Date24 May 2019 12:44:18
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AAM Image

Date11 Mar 2019 01:33:22
Contributor466thHistorian
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B-17 Flying Fortress Story - Roger Freeman
page 80

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:07
ContributorAAM
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Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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