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"Formation of Boeing B-17 Flying Fortresses over Wittenber, Germany. 22 February 1945."



  • 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. ...

  • 92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    92nd Bomb Group Fame's Favoured Few

    The 92nd Group sometime after arrivial in the UK converted to the role of in-theater combat crew indocrination and training. For this role, the Group traded its B-17F complement and obtained the B-17E, mostly from the 97th BG which was departing for...

  • 325th Bomb Squadron
  • 327th Bomb Squadron


  • 43-38517

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 11/8/44; Hunter 22/8/44; Grenier 8/9/44; Assigned 327BS/92BG [UX-T] Podington 23/9/44; Green Project, Salvaged 12/5/45.

  • 44-6584

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 16/9/44; Grenier 1/10/44; Assigned 327BS/92BG [UX-D] Podington 9/2/45; battle damaged Chemnitz 3/3/45 with Erwin Schmidt, Bill Dalton, Cletus Brown, Marcus McCrery, Bob Deigan, Chas Ollman, Ray Wold, Dick Fischer (8 Killed in Action);...

  • 44-8578

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 27/10/44; Hunter 24/11/44; Dow Fd 8/12/44; Assigned 325BS/92BG [NV-G] Podington 28/1/45; transferred 306BG Thurleigh 7/5/45; Salvaged 9AF Germany 6/11/46.


Date Contributor Update
09 October 2018 17:38:41 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations