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Flying Fortress B-17G 42-31632, 335th BS, 95th BG, 8AF. Forced landed Dubendorf, Switzerland having sustained battle damage. 24 april 1944.



  • 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

    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...

  • 335th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-31632

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 14/12/43; Gt Falls 27/12/43; Denver 9/1/44; Kearney 20/1/44; Assigned 335BS/95BG [OE-Z] Horham 21/2/44; 16m, Missing in Action 24 April 1944 over Friedrichshafen with Max Wilson, Co-pilot: Felix Kowalczyk, Navigator: Virgil Decamp,...


  • 8th Air Force 228 BIG WEEK - DAY 2

    21 February 1944
    Day 2 of BIG WEEK is another maximum effort by 8th Air Force to bomb 6 airfields in Germany as primary targets: Diepholz, Gütersloh, Lippstadt, Werl, Achmer and Handorf. In addition the industrial areas of Brunswick city are included as a primary...



Date Contributor Update
08 December 2018 08:53:50 CeesSteijger Changes to caption

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14 December 2015 13:37:20 Al_Skiff Changes to unit associations

AAM DB Entry Correction.

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11 December 2015 15:12:17 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations