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Close-up of nose art of B-17G 42-97290 'Smilin' Sandy Sanchez' 334th BS, 95th BG, 8th AF.

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Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

  • 334th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-97290 'Smilin' Sandy Sanchez'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 15/2/44; Kearney 27/2/44; Presque Is 11/3/44; Assigned 398BG Nuthampstead 22/4/44; transferred 334BS/95BG [BG-H] Horham 28/4/44; 23m Missing in Action Berlin 19/5/44 with Capt Bill Waltman, Co-pilot: Wayne McCallon, Navigator: Henry...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
01 December 2015 11:43:58 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

http://95thbg.org/j3migr/95thbg-aircraft/95th-b-17-s-1942

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