Leven B Ferrin

Military

Alexander, J. Crew

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Units served with

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

Aircraft

Personnel of the 55th Royal Armoured Corps with a B-17 Flying Fortress nicknamed "Marina the II" of the 381st Bomb Group during a visit to Ridgewell, 1 September 1943. Not To Be Published 1 Sep 1943. Printed caption on reverse: 'British Tank Men Visit "Flying Corps". Men of the 55th Royal Armour Corps, many of whom have fought in Libya with the 8th Army, were invited to an American aerodrome "somewhere in Britain" to see Flying Fortresses. Keystone Photo Shows:- The R.A.C. men crowd around a Flying Fortre
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Martha II, Lucky Lady
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 96th Bomb Group 338th Bomb Squadron 533rd Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: The Joker
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 532nd Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Fertile Myrtle
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 338th Bomb Squadron 533rd Bomb Squadron 96th Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Nicknames: Feather Merchant
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group 532nd Bomb Squadron
  • Aircraft Type: B-17 Flying Fortress
  • Unit: 381st Bomb Group

Revisions

Date16 Nov 2021 22:05:53
ContributorRayWells
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Updated connections to aircraft flown with info from Jill Gernetzke via Facebook

Date27 Sep 2014 18:18:50
ContributorAAM
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