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A B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 43-37802) nicknamed "My-Assis Dragon" of the 452nd Bomb Group flies in formation with two comrades during a mission. Image via Harry Miller



  • 452nd Bomb Group

    452nd Bomb Group

    The 452nd Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deopham Green, Norfolk, from January 1944. The air crews hit strategic sites in Germany but also supported the movement of ground forces across Europe after D-Day. On 6 June 1944 itself, the Group...


  • 43-37802 MIASIS DRAGON

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 29/5/44 by Lt Allison and Lt Mitchell; Hunter 3/6/44; Grenier 15/6/44; Assigned 728BS/452BG Deopham Green 19/6/44; Berlin mission 6/10/44 Waist gunner: Lee Kennedy (Killed in Action): Returned to the USA Bradley 5/7/45; 4168 Base...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:25:27 AAM AAM ingest

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