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  • 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...

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  • 42-30348 Royal Flush

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 18/5/43; Geiger 27/5/43; Gt Falls 7/6/43; Smoky Hill 9/7/43; Dow Fd 14/7/43; Assigned 569BS/390BG [CC-N] Framlingham 13/7/43; Missing in Action Bremen 16/12/43 with Clarry Gill, Radio Operator: Grady Embree, Navigator: Edgar Cannon,...


  • Framlingham

    Military site : airfield
    Built for the Eighth Air Force from 1942 to 43, Framlingham was home first to the 95th Bomb Group, before that unit moved to RAF Alconbury. From 1943 to 1945, it was operated by the 390th Bomb Group. The airfield was handed back to the RAF in 1945, and...


Date Contributor Update
18 July 2016 03:38:13 466thHistorian Changes to unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations

B-17 Flying Fortress Story - Roger Freeman

Date Contributor Update
17 July 2016 14:31:21 Bruce Houck Created entry with caption