UPL 26557


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Initially a tank was used to try and drag "Little Davy II" ashore but this only succeeded in ripping the tail section off so a series of pontoons were used to raise her sufficiently in the water thus enabling them to move her up onto the beach at high tide.


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  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Little Davey II
  • Unit: 493rd Bomb Group 861st Bomb Squadron 863rd Bomb Squadron


Date: 1 Mar 2017 15:22:51
ContributorJeff Coleman

Jeff Coleman