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B-17G-55-DL #44-6505 Code: LN-V
100th BG - 350th BS

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Units

  • 100th Bomb Group

    100th Bomb Group

    Group
    "The Bloody Hundredth", so-called because of a reputation for losing a high number aircraft and crews, flew B-17s from Thorpe Abbotts, Norfolk. Their losses were not the highest of any Eighth Air Force Group but on several occasions the Group lost many...

  • 350th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 44-6505 Chin-up Girl

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Lincoln 25/8/44; Grenier 10/9/44; Assigned 350BS/100BG [LN-V] Thorpe Abbotts 13/9/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 2/6/45; Sth Plains 7/6/45; Reconstruction Finance Corporation (sold for scrap metal in USA) Kingman 8/11/45. CHIN-UP GIRL aka...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
23 November 2018 00:26:40 466thHistorian Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations and aircraft associations
Sources

https://100thbg.com/index.php?option=com_bombgrp&view=aircraft&id=10031&...
http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_bombers/b17_16.html

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