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Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, flying through one of Hun's heaviest AA defenses. (Dec 16, 43). 95th Bomb Group. 42-37826 "No Excuse" (95th BG 335th BS OE-O) lost on Brunswick, 10 feb 44, with Cole crew, 3 kia 7 pow macr 2543.

NARA Ref 342-FH-3A19513-E26957AC.



  • 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


  • 42-37826 'No Excuse'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 13/9/43; Scott 28/9/43; Assigned 335BS/95BG [OE-O] Horham 30/9/43; with R.L. Carson force landed Scaulthorpe AFB 13/11/434; 17m, Missing in Action Brunswick 10/2/44 with Chas Cole, Co-pilot: Jim Boswell, Navigator: Frank McKenna (3...


Date Contributor Update
14 December 2015 13:35:32 Al_Skiff Changes to unit associations

AAM DB Entry Correction.

Date Contributor Update
11 December 2015 18:14:10 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations