Arthur F Briggs

Military

29 July 1943 crash landed in Norfolk on return from Kiel in B17 42-3221 'Whale Tail' with 3 engines out. Crew returned.

Connections

See how this entry relates to other items in the archive by exploring the connections below.

Units served with

The insignia of the 381st Bomb Group.
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Air base

Aircraft

  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Whaletail
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 534th Bomb Squadron

Revisions

Date21 Nov 2021 14:02:04
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / www.381st.org/UnitHistory/Data/Roster.aspx

Date27 Sep 2014 18:03:59
ContributorAAM
Sources

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Losses of the 8th & 9th AFs Vol I by Bishop & Hey pp. 206-7