42-107034 Rampant Pansy

Object Number - UPL 18893 - Ramant Pansy

Delivered Tulsa 3/2/44; Dow Fd 18/4/44; Assigned 398BG Nuthampstead 1/5/44; no ops, transferred 749BS/457BG [K] Glatton 3/5/44; battle damaged Stuttgart 9/12/44 with ?; crash landed continent, Salvaged 2 SAD. RAMPANT PANSY.

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Units served with

The insignia of the 398th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment
Unofficial emblem of the 457th Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 457th Bomb Group 749th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: 17166374
  • Highest Rank: Sergeant
  • Role/Job: Tail Gunner

Places

The mission board of the 457th Bomb Group. Official caption printed on image: '(GM-299-2-457)(16/5/45)(Op's Board's).'
  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: Connington
  • Site type: Airfield
  • Known as: BAD-2

Events

Event Location Date Description

Delivered

Tulsa, OK, USA 3 February 1944

Manufactured

Nuthampstead, Royston SG8, UK 1 May 1944 398th BG No ops with this group

Assigned

Glatton, Huntingdon PE28, UK 3 May 1944 357th Bomb Group

Other

Damaged

Stuttgart, Germany 9 December 1944

Revisions

Date22 Aug 2016 00:08:35
Contributor466thHistorian
Sources

B-17 Flying Fortess Story - Roger Freeman

Date10 Nov 2015 01:55:30
Contributormseeber99
Sources

457th Bomb Group Association Web Site

Date10 Nov 2015 01:44:32
Contributormseeber99
Sources

457th Bomb Group Association Web Site

Date27 Sep 2014 18:40:15
ContributorAAM
Sources

Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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