UPL 25319

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Colonel Witzenfeld, commanding officer of the 324nd Bomb Squadron, 91st Bomb Group, standing by the Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortress" 'Marnita' prior to take-off on a mission from a base at Bassingbourne, England, On 10 March 1943. NARA Ref 342-FH-3A12676-69432AC.

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Units

People

  • Military/Civilian/Mascot: Military
  • Nationality: American
  • Unit: 1st Bomb Division 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars 324th Bomb Squadron
  • Service Numbers: O-400618
  • Highest Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
  • Role/Job: Air Inspector

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Thunderbird II, Marnita No. 2
  • Unit: 91st Bomb Group The Ragged Irregulars 322nd Bomb Squadron

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Revisions

Date: 5 Nov 2022 07:39:47
Contributoracbernstein1
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AAMIB

Date: 5 Nov 2022 07:39:47
Contributorvppelt68
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Previously connected incorrectly to 42-5172, but the aircraft is 42-5724. Ray Bowden, "Plane Names & Fancy Noses"

Date: 11 Dec 2016 19:51:11
ContributorAl_Skiff