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B-17G's of the 100th Bg en-route to a target. B-17G 42-97696 "Terrible Termite" (XR-W), 100th BG/349th BS (front) and 43-38525 "Miss Con Duct" (LD-A), 100th BG/418th BS. Late 1944/early 1945.

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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...

  • 349th Bomb Squadron
  • 418th Bomb Squadron

Aircraft

  • 42-97696 TERRIBLE TERMITE

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Denver 31/1/44; Langley 13/3/44; Dow Fd 7/4/44; Assigned 95BG Horham 8/4/44 as PFF ship; 17m, transferred 390BG; transferred 349BS/100BG [XR-W] Thorpe Abbotts 5/45; Returned to the USA 1103 BU Morrison 14/10/45; Reconstruction Finance...

  • 43-38525 'Miss Conduct'

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 12/8/44; Hunter 22/8/44; Dow Fd 7/9/44; Assigned 482BG Alconbury 8/9/44; transferred 418BS/100BG [LD-A] Thorpe Abbotts 9/9/44; Returned to the USA Bradley 2/6/45; 4168 Base Unit, South Plains, Texas 11/6/45; 237 BU Kirtland 30/11/45;...

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Date Contributor Update
23 May 2019 19:37:30 Dennis7423 Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations
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