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Crew members of the 92nd Bomb Group stand in front of the Boeing B-17F "Flying Fortress" 42-30334 'Virgin Sturgeon'. 8 September 1942, England.

NARA Ref 342-FH-3A09038-116421AC.

Connections

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. ...

  • 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    Group
    The 92nd Group sometime after arrivial in the UK converted to the role of in-theater combat crew indocrination and training. For this role, the Group traded its B-17F complement and obtained the B-17E, mostly from the 97th BG which was departing for...

  • 570th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 41-24419 'Virgin Sturgeon' 'Honey Chile II'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Assigned 92BG Bangor 14/7/42; 341BS/97BG Polebrook 8/42; Maison Blanche 13/11/42; Tafaraoui 22/11/42; Biskra 25/12/42; bombed on base by Luftwaffe 10/1/43; Salvaged.

Locations

  • 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...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
12 September 2016 19:44:59 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
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