44-6808 Kraut Stomper

Object Number - UPL 29843 - Rear-Lf to Rt- Jones, Strawn, Casey, Shea and front L-R- Schreiner, Nunenkamp, Weaver, Orr and Large. Reed is NOT in this pic and the Navigator is...

Delivered Hunter 18/11/44; Grenier 24/11/44; Assigned 863BS/493BG Debach 29/11/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 6/7/45; Sth Plains 8/7/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 28/11/45.

This B-17 flew Mission #130, 131, 145c, 146, 148, 150, 151, 153, F1, Cooks1, F6 of 493rd Mission list

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  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Kraut Stomper
  • Unit: 493rd Bomb Group 863rd Bomb Squadron

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Date25 Feb 2021 16:58:47
Contributorb78eemer
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From 493rd reords

Date25 Feb 2021 16:56:54
Contributorb78eemer
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From Records of 493rd

Date25 Feb 2021 16:42:42
Contributorb78eemer
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Son of R Jones has original pic with ID on rear

Date2 Sep 2017 14:10:34
Contributorb78eemer
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Per 493rd data and photos

Date27 Sep 2014 18:41:53
ContributorAAM
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Dave Osborne, B-17 Fortress Master Log

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