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Unidentified pilot leaning out of the cockpit window of severely damaged B-17, 44-6843 30-P.

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Units

  • 398th Bomb Group

    398th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 398th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Nuthampstead, Hertfordshire on strategic bombing raids over Germany. The Group switched focus in the days before D-Day, when they targeted enemy positions on the Cherbourg peninsula. When the Allies...

  • 600th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 44-6843

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 24/11/44; Dow Fd 15/12/44; Assigned 601BS/398BG [3O-P] Nuthampstead 17/1/45; battle damaged Dortmund 14/2/45 with Magness; AOC 16/2/45; Salvaged.

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Date Contributor Update
10 October 2018 11:28:21 general ira snapsorter Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations and aircraft associations
Sources

398th Bomb Group Collection via Nuthampstead Airfield Museum. Museum object reference number: USB2-5

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