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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...

  • 730th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 43-38205 Bouncing Baby

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Missing in Action Zwickau 19/03/45 with Daniel Malloy, Co-pilot: Bruce Carney, Navigator: Sterling Winters, Bombardier: Harold Houske, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Harold Clark, Radio Operator: Robert Boowman, Waist gunner: Willard Ward, F/O:...

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...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 March 2018 11:04:45 Lucy May Changes to caption
Sources

http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1943_2.html

Date Contributor Update
15 February 2018 20:22:52 Pete Created entry with unit associations and place associations
Sources

452nd Bomb Group Assoc.

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