UPL 36345


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"Boeing B-17 Flying Fortresses of the 8th Air Force bombed German airfield at Wiesbaden, west of Frankfurt, 11/10/44 through broken clouds. Attack, made in support of Gen. Patton's 3rd Army advance, was designed to ground German aircraft."


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A diagrammatic layout of AAF Station 174 - the USAAF codename for Sudbury airfield - while the 486th Bomb Group were stationed at the airbase as of the 22 June 1944.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment


  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Superstituous Aloysius, Bolt From The Blue
  • Unit: 487th Bomb Group 837th Bomb Squadron 486th Bomb Group 833rd Bomb Squadron


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