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" 'Toots', Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortress"."



  • 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. ...

  • 303rd Bomb Group

    303rd Bomb Group

    The 303rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated on 3-Feb-1942 at Pendleton Field, Oregon. They assembled at Gowen Field, Idaho on 11-February 1942 where it conducted flight training until 12-Jun-1942. The Group then moved to Alamogordo Field, New...

  • 360th Bomb Squadron


  • 42-29606

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 18/1/43; Salina 9/2/43; Morrison 10/3/43; Assigned 360BS/303BG [PU-M] Molesworth 6/4/43; Missing in Action Hamburg 25/7/43 with Capt John Van Wie, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Albert Hlebasko, Ball turret gunner: Gene Morton,...


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30 April 2019 15:43:14 Al_Skiff Created entry with caption, unit associations and aircraft associations