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Crew of the B-17 Bomber "Sugah". Tail number 43-38365

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Units

  • 34th Bomb Group

    34th Bomb Group

    Group
    After forming part of the American defence force, first on America's east coast and then on its west, the Group was assigned to the Eighth Air Force in April 1944 and entered combat in May 1944. The Group helped with the preparation for the Normandy...

People

Aircraft

  • 43-38365 Sugah

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 26/7/44; Hunter 4/8/44; Grenier 13/8/44; Assigned 391BS/34BG Mendlesham 15/8/44; Salvaged 3/4/45. SUGAR. (later US Civil 3702 G).

Locations

  • Mendlesham

    Military site : airfield
    Built in 1942-1943, Mendlesham's first flying unit was the RAF's No. 310 Squadron - a Czechoslovakian unit. The airfield then became home to the USAAF 34th Bomb Group. This unit flew missions from Mendlesham in B-24s and B-17s.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
13 March 2015 14:06:16 JChaffier Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

Granddaughter of crewman, Bill Muntzer
Jennifer Chaffier

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