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A B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-3328) nicknamed "Miss Fortune" of the 390th Bomb Group flies over countryside. Image via Bob Jesko Handwritten caption on reverse: '568 BS, 8143+ Bloomville Hall, Hacheston.;



  • 390th Bomb Group

    390th Bomb Group

    The 390th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Framlingham, Suffolk, between July 1943 and the end of the war in Europe. The Group was engaged in strategic missions until the invasion of Europe when its role became more of a tactical one. This...


  • 42-3328 'Miss Fortune'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 10/5/43; Tinker 22/7/43; Assigned 568BS/390BG [BI-D] Framlingham 15/7/43; Missing in Action (15m) Munster 10/10/43 with Wade Sneed, Co-pilot: Darwin Michaelson, Navigator: Melvin Breckenridge, Bombardier: Lew Gardner, Flight engineer...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:25:35 AAM AAM ingest

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