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A bomber crew of the 95th Bomb Group and their B-17 Flying Fortress ( serial number 42-102937) nicknamed "Ready Freddie"

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  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

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    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

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  • 42-102937 'Ready Freddie'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 20/4/44; Kearney 16/5/44; Grenier 27/5/44; Assigned to the 412th Bomb Squadron/95th Bomb Group as [QW-E]. Based at Horham 30/5/44; non-operation crash, pilot given permission to land at Duxford airfield, UK 19/7/44, to pick up others...

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31 July 2018 13:04:43 Emily Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and aircraft associations
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