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"Boeing B-17s of the 94th Bomb Group on their way to a raid on Paris, France. 15 Sept. 1943."

- B-17F's 42-30383 'Brennan's Circus' and 42-30382 'Horrible Hanks' 331BS, 94BG, 8AF.



  • 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. ...

  • 94th Bomb Group

    94th Bomb Group

    Activated 15 June 1942 at MacDill Field, Florida. Initial organization and training at Pendleton Field, Oregon on 29 June 1942. Primary flight training at Davis-Monthan Field in Arizona from 28 Aug. 42 to 31 Oct. 42; then at Biggs Field, El Paso, Texas...

  • 331st Bomb Squadron

    331st Bomb Squadron

    Part of 94th Bomb Group.


  • 42-30382 Horrible Hanks

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 25/5/43; Kearney 5/6/43; Bangor 6 4/7/43. ...

  • 42-30383 Brennan's Circus

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 25/5/43; Kearney 5/6/43; Dow Fd 7/7/43; Assigned 332BS/94BG [XM-D2] Rougham 8/7/43; Missing in Action Schweinfurt 14/10/43 with Joe Brennan, Co-pilot: Gordon White, Navigator: Verne Viterbo, Bombardier: Joe Genone, (ettg - ?), Radio...


Date Contributor Update
30 April 2018 15:54:21 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations