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Units

  • 483rd Bomb Group

    483rd Bomb Group

    Group
    'As part of the 15th Air Force in WWII, the 483rd Bombardment Group (H) played a significant role in the eventual defeat of Germany's forces. Its four combat squadrons, the 815th, 816th, 817th and 840th flew a total of 5,623 sorties from 12 April 1944...

  • 840th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-106999 Pecks Bad Boys

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 21/1/44; Gr Island 2/2/44; Morrison 1/3/44; Assigned 840BS/483BG Sterparone 9/3/44; mid air coll with 44-6288 with Alfred Fite 3/2/45; landed but Salvaged. PECK'S BAD BOYS.

  • 42-107143 Sport

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 5/3/44; Hunter 12/3/44; Morrison 11/4/44; Assigned 840BS/483BG Sterparone 23/4/44; Returned to the USA Hunter 23/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 25/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
17 November 2016 03:20:33 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/483d_Airlift_Group

Date Contributor Update
17 November 2016 03:20:33 466thHistorian Changes to place associations
Sources

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/483d_Airlift_Group

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