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Units

  • 452nd Bomb Group

    452nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 452nd Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deopham Green, Norfolk, from January 1944. The air crews hit strategic sites in Germany but also supported the movement of ground forces across Europe after D-Day. On 6 June 1944 itself, the Group...

  • 728th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-97345 Ramblin' Wreck

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 20/2/44; Rapid City 9/3/44; Grenier 13/4/44; Assigned 398BG Nuthampstead 22/4/44; no ops, transferred 728BS/452BS Deopham Green 3/5/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 3/7/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 5/7/45; Reconstruction...

Locations

  • Deopham Green

    Military site : airfield
    Deopham Green was another air base constructed after America's entry into the war to Class A standards for use by the B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber. When the 452nd Bomb Group arrived in January 1943 they found a main runway of 2,000 yards, two...

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Date Contributor Update
26 December 2017 17:06:13 Pete Created entry with unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
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