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"Bombs burst on the airfield at Cognac, France, as more bombs fall to add to the destruction during a mission by planes of the 94th Bombardment Group, 8th Air Force on 31 December 1943."

- taken from 42-37852 "Grand Old Lady" aka "The Pay Off".

Connections

Units

  • 94th Bomb Group

    94th Bomb Group

    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...

  • 410th Bomb Squadron

    410th Bomb Squadron

    Squadron
    Part of 94th Bomb Group.

Aircraft

  • 42-37852 Grand Old Lady, The Pay Off

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 20/9/43; Gr Island 3/10/43; Assigned 410BS/94BG [GL-T] Rougham 9/10/43 as GRAND OLD LADY. Missing in Action Berlin 18 April 1944 with Pilot Matthew L. Dillard, Co-pilot: Eli Theriault, Navigator: Thomas A. McQuade, Bombardier: Thomas...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
22 June 2018 10:50:48 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
Sources

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